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We are an international language school and cultural center run by a non-profit organisation. We are located near the center of the village of Mazunte on the Oaxaca Coast, on a hill with beautiful sea view and always touched by a fresh breeze. Since 2013, we offer Spanish classes to travelers from all over the world and English classes for local children. We also offer another cultural activities. In our big open school forum, build with natural materials, we have free WI-FI and hammocks to relax.
Our vision and the idea behind is, that the language school provides the financial basis for the project, which acts also as a center for a wide range of social and cultural projects in the region.
The project was founded in 2005 by Mexican and German friends. Right now, Ana, the Mexican coordinator is long distance running the school. But Panuncio is living here PERMANENTLY. Panuncio is reponsable of gardens, cleaning, and maintainance in the school, and he keeps the money safe. Germán partners comes december to febrary.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesTeachingGardeningAnimal CareHelp around the houseHospitality/TourismHelp with Computers/ Internet
UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
You can improve your Spanish. We offer a room to sleep. You will meet interesting people from all over the world. You will live in the small village of Mazunte and will meet local people.
Projects involving children
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
HELP WITH SCHOOL FACILITIES: its a requirement to speak fluent Spanish and fluent english. Our high season still until march-april. From Monday to Friday, you will be at the office helping the teachers and doing interviews to the new students and receive payments. Actualize Excel files. And help the Coordinador to organize schedules. You will be in charge of putting the school flyers in special spots in the village on a regular basis. As we share the kitchen and WC, we ask you to keep clean. . (We do expect, that you clean up after yourself, of course, just as in other shared apartments.) And cleaning of your office.
We need you to speak fluent Spanish. At least at an intermediate advanced level. And perfect English.
We offer a private room with a bed to sleep and a little cupboard to put your stuff in. Shared bathroom. Shared kitchen. Free Internet. A small financial aid for food.
What else ...
We are mexican and Germán people. We have a dog and four cats. Smoking is allowed. The school is 5 minutes to the beach where you can swim, do snorkeling, diving, standup paddle, surfing, whale, dolphin and turtle watching. Public transport is available by pick ups and Taxis. But the village is small, you can walk anywhere. Next airport Huatulco and Puerto Escondido (1 hour drive).
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Can host digital nomads
We have Star link service
How many Workawayers can stay?
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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There is a lovely energy at the
My whole experience at Iguana school was amazing.
I had a private room and lived with Ana and her beautiful family. The work was very easy and everyone was very nice.
In my spare time I did Spanish lessons, went to the beach and did yoga. Mazunte is a small magical town and it's easy to meet