Help in Organic Farming, construction and events held. Native American rituals. Beautiful farm at Pacific Tropical Rain Forest near Cali city, Colombia

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Colombia

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    06/09/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    We have an organic farm. We farm, harvest, process and sell organic vegetables, fruits, herbs and other foods in a small scale. The farm is also a place for holistic spiritual growth. We host workshops and events of Organic Agriculture, Yoga, Retreats and especially Native American spirituality and healing practices like sweat lodge and other rituals. It is a space of respect for nature and it has an area of reforestation and conservation.

    The main house is a charming, simple old typical peasant house and the house for travelers is a small one by the river. This is a beautiful spot with an amazing vibe where animals, trees and flowers are free and happy. It has a small river to bathe.

    We have a tropical weather: spring all year long. Day temperature: 25 - 30 degrees Celsius (77 - 87 F) / Night 18 - 25 degrees (64 -77 F). Rainy seasons: April, May / September, October... not as predictable. Altitude: 1380 mts over sea level. (4527 feet)

    We run an alternative way of life with non-industrialized organic farming and promote a natural way to live near nature recovering the wisdom of our ancestors. We support the Indigenous medical doctors (shamans) so they can come from their communities and share their medicines. We have a big territory with an old house, a large amount is destined to reforestation plans (trees are planted al ready). We have beautiful projects with small resources. This is why our infrastructure wouldn't be enough to feed all the volunteers.

    For this reason we are asking for $10,000 COP per day (This is between 3 and 6 dollars, depending on the exchange rate).

    I know you will understand and we are sure you are going to spend a great time, meet wonderful people, learn Spanish, learn about organic farming, construction and get to know Native American (North, Central and South) rituals and healing ceremonies.

    We bet it will be a life transforming experience!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers can learn about organic farming, building, and other skills we might share if needed according to the moment. They can also participate in some spiritual growth ceremonies, rituals or courses that can be life transforming. We will all enrich our lives just by sharing with other people from other nationalities! They will be near many touristic spots.

    We are sure you are going to spend a great time, meet wonderful people, learn Spanish, learn about organic farming, construction and get to know Native American (North, Central and South) rituals and healing ceremonies.

  • Help

    Help

    - Organic agriculture: planting, harvesting, processing and manufacturing. Production of organic fertilizers.

    - Events (native American rituals, Agriculture or other courses or retreats): help with sweat lodges, medicine ceremonies, retreats and courses, as needed. Volunteers can attend these events, but must be willing to pay a fee for some events, especially if they are third-party's.

    - Construction and maintenance of facilities: construction, repair and maintenance of housing or production infrastructure. Working with wood, cement, bamboo, brick, paint, etc.

    - Some gardening and animal care.

    - Kitchen and cleaning: cooking and cleaning is done together. Volunteers must be willing to take turns in cooking and cleaning.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish. Little english.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A shared room near the river at a beautiful natural spot. Natural shower outside, and ecological rest room. They can also use, if needed, the shower and rest room in the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located at the the western Colombian tropical rain forest, where there are plenty of natural sanctuaries and rivers to visit. We are near a small village which is quite alive where there is permanent transportation to Cali and other places, either by bus or taxi motorcycle, tricycle or car.

    We are 45 minutes away of the big city or Cali, they say it is one of the most attractive places for tourism in Colombia.

    We are 2 hours away from the port of Buenaventura, Pacific Ocean, where you can take a boat to a beach or go whale watching.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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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    This host charges a fee

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    10000 Colombian Pesos to help with food costs
Host ref number: 518723874532