Help promote sustainable production at our agro-ecological farm in El Quinche, Ecuador

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Ecuador

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    08/10/2020

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a project that is developed in an agroecological farm located in the parish of El Quinche, 2 hours from Quito, where a variety of free-toxic products are cultivated.

    We aim to promote different practices of sustainable production and commercialization, respecting the natural cycles of life and Mother Earth.

    Somos un proyecto que se desarrolla en una finca agroecológica ubicada en la parroquia El Quinche, a 2 horas de la ciudad de Quito, en donde se cultiva una diversidad de productos libres de agro-tóxicos.

    Tenemos como finalidad, promover distintas prácticas de producción y comercialización sustentables, respentando los ciclos naturales de la vida y de la Madre Tierra.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco 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

    Cultural exchange sharing with the other volunteers from different countries.
    Work with local people
    Training in agroecology and permaculture
    Learning-doing innovative techniques on agroecology
    Practice Spanish


    Intercambio cultural compartiendo con los demás voluntarios de diferentes países.
    Trabajar con personas locales
    Capacitaciones en agroecologia y permacultura
    Aprender-haciendo técnicas innovadoras sobre agroecología
    Practicar español

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for volunteers who are 18 or older, who would like to learn innovative practices on agroecology and permaculture. In turn, they are willing to make physical efforts in the field and to work under different climatic conditions.

    We need volunteers who would be willing and open to live a life in the field, adapting to it, supporting the area of ​​production, harvest and marketing.

    We ask for a minimum of 1 month
    hours of work:4-5h/day
    days: 5
    days off: 2

    Buscamos voluntarios que tengan de 18 años en adelante, que les gustaría aprender prácticas innovadoras sobre agroecologia y permacultura. A su vez, que esten dispuestos a realizar esfuerzos físisos en el campo y a trabajar bajo diferentes condiciones climáticas.

    Necesitamos voluntarios que estarían dispuestos y abiertos a vivir una vida de campo, adaptandose a la misma, apoyando al área de producción, cosecha y comercialización.

    Pedimos como tiempo mínimo 1 mes
    Las horas de trabajo van de 4-5h por día por 5 días a la semana y 2 días libres.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation inside the communal house of the farm.
    Rooms with comfortable beds.
    Kitchen and large shared room
    Hot water
    Tranquility of the countryside
    The house is exclusively of volunteers, there is another winged house where the Project Coordinator lives

    Consumption of farm products

    We offer all the products that leave the farm, so that the volunteers can prepare their meals to their liking, as many times as they wish

    Alojamiento dentro de la casa comunal de la finca.
    Habitaciones con camas confortables.
    Cocina y sala grande compartida
    Agua caliente
    Tranquilidad del campo
    La casa es exclusivamente de voluntarios, hay otra casa alado en donde vive el Coordinador del proyecto

    Consumo de los productos de la finca

    Ofrecemos todos los productos que salen de la finca, para que los volunatarios puedan prepararse sus comidas a su gusto, cuantas veces deseen

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    La finca se encuentra a 2 horas de Quito, se puede tomar un bus desde la Estación de la Rio Coca o desde el terminal de La Ofelia.

    Está a 5 minutos del Quinche (pequeño pueblo), donde puedes encontrar de todo
    Está a 30 min de Guayllabamba


    The farm is located 2 hours from Quito, you can take a bus from the Coca River Rio Coca Station or from La Ofelia terminal.

    It is 5 minutes from Quinche (small town), where you can find everything
    It is 30 min from Guayllabamba

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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, and 2 days off


Host ref number: 456261438535