Come and share with us the beautiful experience of self-construction in Chorrera, Colombia



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  • Description


    A space where the elements of nature are combined: earth, water, air and fire that accompanied by ancestral construction techniques combined with modern knowledge of architecture and formulas for the improvement of Finishings and decoration
    Thus creating cozy, comfortable, healthy spaces with a high aesthetic sense.
    We are dedicated to recycle all types of material and incorporate it into the work.
    We work in community and we are open to learn and make the stay a process of exchanges and growth.

    Un espacio donde se conjugan los elementos de la naturaleza:tierra, agua, aire y fuego que acompañadas de técnicas ancestrales de construcción combinadas con conocimientos modernos de arquitectura y formulas para el mejoramiento de
    Terminaciones y decoración
    Creando así espacios acogedores, confortables, Sanos y con un alto sentido estético.
    Nos dedicamos a reciclar todo tipo de material e incorporarlo a la obra.
    Trabajamos en comunidad y estamos abiertos a aprender y hacer de la estadia un proceso de intercambios y crecimiento.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • 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

    It has many benefits to go home school living water. The main one is direct contact with a natural environment and daily learning on different topics ranging from natural construction to community life.

    Tiene muchos beneficios , El principal es el contacto directo con un entorno natural y el aprendizaje diario en diferentes temas q van desde la construcción natural hasta la vida en comunidad.
    Estructuras en madera, tecnicas de levantamiento de muros, revoques gruesos y estabilizados en tierra cruda.
    Embellecimiento de la obra incorporando material reciclado.

  • Help


    We are looking for people who are interested in natural construction and self-construction, who like working with the land and want to share knowledge. People who have some knowledge in wood maintenance, and guadua, maintenance and creation of orchards, waste management and composting. Wastewater management and related issues.
    People who like to work in community and in communion with the environment. Enjoy nature and be willing to venture into endless possibilities to blow your imagination and translate it into the mud.
    Surrounded by the lush tropical dry forest 21 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean.

    Requerimos personas que esten interesadas en la construccion natural y autoconstruccion, que les guste el trabajo con la tierra y que desee compartir saberes. Personas q tengan algún conocimiento en mantenimiento de madera, y guadua, mantenimiento y creacion de huertas, manejo de desechos y compostajes. Manejo de aguas residuales y temas relacionados.
    Personas que les guste trabajar en comunidad y en comunión con el medio ambiente. Que disfrutan de la naturaleza y esten dispuestos a aventurarse en un sin fin de posibilidades para hacer volar su imaginación y plasmarlo en el barro.
    Rodeado de el exuberante bosque seco tropical a 21 minutos de el océano atlántico.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    The accommodation is Camping there are hammocks and spaces for recreation and rest.
    vegetarian lacto food
      We offer breakfast and lunch the rest of the food is shared.
    We have gas cooking available and also a wood stove.
    Refrigerator for everyone.
    Drinking water, electric light
    Ecological toilet, showers.
    Fruit trees such as mango, guanabana, banana lemons and more.
    Twenty minutes from the Atlantic Sea, where you can practice water sports.
    Emblematic and magical places of Mokana culture such as painted stone pretoglyphs.

    El alojamiento es Camping hay hamacas y espacios de esparcimiento y descanso.
    comida lacto vegetariana
    ofrecemos desayuno y almuerzo el resto de alimentación es compartida.
    Tenemos disponible cocina a gas y tambien fogón de leña.
    Refrigerador para todos.
    Agua potable, luz eléctrica
    Sanitario ecológico, duchas.
    Arboles frutales como mango, guanabana, bananos limones y más.
    A veinte minutos de el mar atlántico, donde podrás practicar deportes náuticos.
    Lugares emblemáticos y mágicos de la cultura mokana como los pretoglifos de piedra pintada.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located in the Colombian Atlantic in the Chorrera district.
    Where we have bird watching, monkey titi cabeci white reserve, stone painted wells of medecinales waters, and different villages with dedicated to fishing, agriculture and crafts.

    Estamos ubicados en el atlántico colombiano en el corregimiento de Chorrera.
    Donde tenemos avistamiento de aves, reserva de mono titi cabeci blanco, piedra pintada pozos de aguas medecinales, y diferentes pueblos con dedicadoas a la pesca, agricultura y artesanía.
    A 20minutos de las playas de Santa verónica puedes practicar deportes acuáticos y senderismo.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 532775149943