Help in Marketing/Design/Social Media of our chocolate AND Childcare/Teaching for our son Liam in the rainforest of Peru

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi! We´re Luz, Oliver, and little Liam from Lima-Peru.

    We moved from the capital city to the upper Amazon, 3 years ago, to start our cacao project and dream: from cocoa farm to chocolate.
    We live in Chazuta, a little friendly town located one hour from Tarapoto, surrounded from the national park Cordillera Azul and regional park Cerro Escalera, and touched by the Huallaga river. We have planted cocoa trees in our land, with an agroforestry concept, we are interested in fair trade, and develop other social activities and agrotourism. We are focus on high quality cocoa beans, and strict and standard process , to get to the best chocalate. Our world now is cocoa and chocolate in the middle of beautiful nature.

    Hola! Somos Oliver y Luz, y nuestro pequeño Liam de Lima-Perú. Nos mudamos de la capital de Perú a vivir en la selva alta del Amazonas, hace 2 años, para comenzar nuestro proyecto y sueños de cacao: del sembrio de cacao al chocolate.
    Vivimos en Chazuta, un pequeño pueblo situado a 1 hora de Tarapoto, rodeado del Parque Nacional cordillera y el Parque Regional Cerro Escalera a orillas del río Huallaga. Hemos plantado árboles de cacao en nuestra tierra, con un concepto de agroforestaría, estamos interesados en el comercio justo, y desarrollar otras actividades sociales y agroturismo. Estamos enfocados en los granos de cacao de alta calidad, y un proceso estricto y estándares, para llegar a la mejor chocolate. Nuestro mundo es el cacao y el chocolate en el medio de la naturaleza.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    People here are very friendly and speak spanish and quechua.
    Chazuta has a variety of activities to do, It is well known for is ancient tradicion of ceramics, and you can learn and try to make your own with the help of the women in the cultural center.
    You can hike for a couple of hours deep in the jungle to visit the amazing Tununtunumba's waterfall.
    There are also safe and nice swimming spots, boat rides to other villages and our farm, you can also experience the medicinal plants from the amazon.
    Come to help us and learn eveything about cocoa, from the plantation, the postharvest, and making chocolate......and of course eat it! :-)

    La gente aquí es muy amable, habla español y quechua.
    Chazuta tiene una variedad de actividades para hacer, es bien conocido por su antigua tradición de la cerámica, y se puede aprender y tratar de hacer su propia ceramica con la ayuda de las mujeres en el centro cultural.
    Se puede caminar por un par de horas profundo de la selva para visitar la increible cascada de Tununtunumba.
    También hay lugares para nadar seguros y agradables, paseos en bote a otros pueblos y nuestro fundo, también puede experimentar las plantas medicinales de la Amazonía.
    Ven a ayudarnos y a aprender acerca del mundo del cacao, desde la plantación, la poscosecha y la fabricación de chocolate ...... y por supuesto degustar! :-)

  • Help

    Help

    We need help to advance our marketing and social media for our own chocolate.
    Marketing/Design:
    - Designing and create advertising panels and information panels for visitors about the cacao processes and chocolate production (no worries, we will tell you all about it :-D)
    - Designing new labels/packaging (we alredy have a brand and design)
    - Reinforce our salery strategies
    Social Media:
    - Create new content (photos, short videos, ...)
    - Populate new content to the program Later (for posts on instagram and facebook)
    - Edit photographs (we already have a stock which you can use)
    - Develop manageabel social media strategies
    Minimum stay: 2 weeks

    We also need help with our son Liam. He is 5 years old and super active.
    Chilcare/Language practice:
    - daily activities and playing, handicrafts, drawing, which also involves a couple of other kids from the neighborhood
    - german teaching, because Liam will change to a german school in Lima, when he is 9 years old
    Minimum stay: 1 month

    Teaching:
    Liam is going to school next year and we like to offer him additional teaching in homeschooling at the afternoon. Therefore we have higher demands for this request:
    - Teacher with skills in primary school pedagogy
    - Minimum age: 25
    - Spanish and German language to teach German as well
    - independent preparation of lessons, workload 2-3 hours 5 days a week
    You will get all the material by us. If you like to use something special, please let us know. :-)
    Minimum stay: 6 month

    Building:
    We also planning to build a small playground around our house. If you are talented in wood work and have ideas for that, you are happily welcome :-)
    Minimum stay: 2 weeks

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English and German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A private room in our big home, with single or double bed and mosquito nets. We provide adequate food but limited to what is available locally. We prepare lunch, you´ll have to prepare breakfast and dinner. Around here there are many cheap restaurants and places to buy food, fresh fruits and vegetables for cooking in the kitchen...

    Una habitación privada en nuestra casa grande, con cama simples o dobles con mosquiteros. Proporcionamos una alimentación adecuada pero limitada a lo que está disponible localmente. Nosotros prepararamos el almuerzo, y ustedes su desayuno y cena. Por aquí hay muchos restaurantes baratos y lugares para comprar alimentos, frutas y verduras frescas para cocinar en la cocina.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

This is us :-)
Our livingroom
Thanks Iaco y Maud for helping us to make a retractable awning, you did a great job! :)
Drying cacao
At the Huallaga river in Chazuta
Chazuta
Different kind of chilli from our fundo
Traditional ceramic of Chazuta
On the way to our farm to the stunning Huallaga river
Our cacao plants
View from our farm "Fundo Qoya"







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