Come and help around our plant based sustainable community and get to know the Amazon in Iquitos, Peru

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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    Eco community located 45 minutes south of Iquitos Peru. Plant learning based community built sustainably on 50 acres on the Amazon river. We are students of the jungle. We educate and host healing retreats. We offer bungalow accommodation with beds, showers, running water, flush toilets, and kitchen access. We offer ecology tours on jungle habitat and wildlife, river boat excursions and share stories, play music, learn about plant medicine, make medicine and help our visitors learn to relax and enjoy our sacred setting. A once in a life time opportunity to immerse yourself in the Amazon among its magical plants and animals and learn directly form source. We speak fluent English and Spanish.
    Help in preparing family meals that we will all share.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    A well rounded education in plant medicine, eco tourism, and benefits explortation of the Amazon jungle.
    Through field work, harvesting, planting and foreging, Workawayers will gain knowledge of the Amazonian plants/foods in the region and how they are utilized by locals and also. will develop an idea of how developing civilization is impacting the Amazonian plants and animals. We will visit locals in the village learn about day to day life in the village. What people do to survive and make a living. Workawayers will develop a greater understanding and perspective of life. Both plant and human.

  • Help


    Translator for eco tourism and general retreat communication with guests, staff members and mostly Spanish speaking community. Planting trees and eco restoration projects, general service duties, yoga instruction, community projects, culinary skills, knowledge of permaculture, zoology, eco tourism with strong communication skills and a desire to learn the jungle plants and holistic medicine served at the retreat. Solution based problem solver with the ability to take direction and work well with others.
    Help in preparation of family meals we will all share. Experience in rustic wood construction is a plus.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Shared living space or private room running water, flush toilets , shower, shared kitchen

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Close proximity to Iquitos the jungles biggest little city. Accessible only by boat or plane. Wildlife excursions, fishing, shopping, explore the jungle and many artisan villages, indigenous cultural sites, unique water craft transportation.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 463293281333

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