Learn about eco construction in a charming village close to Quito, Ecuador



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  • Description


    I am a french woman starting a project of organic culture. I started first to built a house in eco building with natural material of the place. You will learn helping professionals in bio construction to make : Adobes, Bareque, cob ... in a friendly atmosfear sharing with ecuatorians workers.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will have a nice experience of sharing with ecuatorians people who will show you tecniques of bio buiding. And I will be very happy to share ours experiences.

  • Help


    We need hands to help in bio building, preparing the earth, melting the materials, and building with the guide of professionel in bio building

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will be received in a new earth house. It is simple house (as you can see on the picture) with a living room with fireplace, kitchen, one bedroom, and bathroom. For the meals, you will have food and a equiped kitchen to prepare meals.
    I ask to respect the place and not consume drugs or marijuana who is forbiden in the country

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This village is really in lovelly contryside, it is on the way to the Antinsana vulcano with a natural reserve. There are a lot of posibilities of hiking, it is a region with horses, you can make horse riding.
    A bit further there is an "hacienda", with a pool, fishing trout and restaurant
    By bus it is at 1 hour en half from the center of Quito where you have a lot of to see : the histoic center, museums ...

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      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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