Help build this beautiful farm into a productive and fun living environment in Minas, Uruguay

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  • Description


    My name is juan im finishing with my studies in a bachelor degree en agronomy in the university.Now a days im working and living in my family cattle farm (estancia) . This is a traditional property with 1850 hectars ,with traditional ways of work and live in a rural area of uruguay. We have different works around the year with cows and sheep ,and general maintenance.

    At the moment we are starting a new project. which we named ranch and backer hostel so that people who are backpacking in Uruguay can hire accommodation and be part of the work team for a few days

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • 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

    this property is a 1850 has property with all different beautiful natural places in Lavalleja ,with little hills (sierras),and some valleys
    Is a good place if you want to learn and enjoy about the uruguayan culture and the traditional ways of live and work in cattle ranch in uruguay(estancias)
    is a nice place if you like to take pictures and enjoy about the nature , mybe found some wild animals of uruguayan wildlife
    We ride horse evry day so if you you can ride if you wont
    i been travelling and doing workaway experience on other countrys , like working in a cattle station in australia . So now is amizing for me to have the
    opportunity to have people from all around the word in my house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We invite volunteers to help us building this beautiful farm into a productive and fun living environment. With multiple activities each day, you can choose between them. This includes general house maintenance, cleaning,working with the cows, , horses,sheep, gardening, making or fixing fences, and a number of farming tasks that you will learn during your stay.
    We have different chores that needs help around the year , take care with cows ,sheeps, .and ride horses . I always work with my good friends and workmate my two border collie dogs basti and dingo

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We offer, food: The kitchen is collective an open, and the diet is varied and accommodation: private rooms for each volunteer with access to a shared bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are 10 minuutes by car to mariscala a little town , one hour from Minas , and 2 minutes from 8 rout with bus available evry day

  • 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.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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: 564551482218

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