Learn Aymaran traditions and help with sustainable projects in the amazing Puno- Peru

Country

Peru

Favourited 124 times


  • rating

    Host rating

  • feedbacks

    Feedback

    -

  • last activity

    Last activity

    29/11/2021

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • Description

    Description

    A group of friends and family who had decided to open our homes for world travelers.
    We are in the process of rehabilitating an Eco- lodges and family homes that will receive guests in one of the most mistic places of Peru. PUNO.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • 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

    Learning ancestral constructive techniques, as well as live with the locals.

    Accomodation
    Food (breakfast includes: bread, fresh juice, cafe, te. kitchen is available for vegan requests )
    Cultural exhcange
    Free time to explore and travel,

    Accommodation in single, double and shared rooms, with hot water, wiffi, a daily meal is offered that is the simple breakfast that must be prepared, besides the opportunity to have a cultural exchange with local families, practice Spanish, indications to visit tourist places of Puno.


    Acomodacion en habitaciones simples, dobles y compartidas, con agua caliente, wiffi, se brinda una comida al dia que es el desayuno simple que se tiene que preparar, a demas de la oportunidad de tener un intercambio cultural con familias locales, practicar el español, indicaciones para visitar lugares turisticos de Puno.

    no fee or charge for services.

  • Help

    Help

    We have three projects that we need help with:

    Project #1 Eco- Logde:
    a) In this project we need assistance on two main areas: First there are two buildings that need minor repairs:
    the reconnection of electric, water, sewer installations. These buildings also need interior touch ups such: wall painting, ceiling repairs, windows cleaning. Metal sheets from the roof have to be changed.

    In this property we also need gardening and weed cleaning , as well as the construction of the perimeter stone walls.

    b) Project #2 Builing a home using traditional constructive techniques such as : adobe preparation, and tapial. In this projects the volunteers will learn how to use construction techniques as well as interact and exchange with local builders.

    c) Porject # 3 Hostal management: There are two family homes that are already habilitated as hostals. In these family homes the volunteers will provide assistance with minimal repairs, such as wall painiting and other house finishes.
    Volunteers are also needed for the management of the hostal these task include: web base management of reservations, working iwth guests on chcek in- check out processes, as well as clening and keepping up with properties ( these family homes are small, each one counst with 5 to 6 rooms, and two bathrooms). Common spaces need to be well maintain and, provide some assistance with outdoor maintenance.


    En la propiedad tnemso tres proyectos en marcha:
    a) proyecto #1: Reparaciones en muros interiores, pintura en muros exteriores de las dos habitaciones, limpieza y retiro de piedras de las caminerias y zonas de recreo, construccion de un cerco perimetrico de la propiedad, instalar tres puertas de ingreso, trabajos de jardineria, arreglo del techo por interior, cambio de algunas calaminas del techo, limpieza de los vidrios de las ventanas.

    b) Proyecto #2: tenemos el proyecto en planos, en una propiedad de 800 m2, para una construcion de una casa tradicional de adobe para que los voluntarios aprendan tecnicas de construccion tradional en adobe, tapial, piedra, conpartir con trabajadores locales.

    c) proyecto #3: las dos casas familiares requieren trabajos de mantenimiento en resanes en algunas paredes, pintura, limpieza de vidrios, traslado de cajas y cosas para desopcupar ambientes para ser empleados como habitaciones, estas casas estan siendo usandas como hostel para viajeros por lo que se necesita ayuda en limpieza general el proceso de Checkin y Cheout.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation in single, double and shared rooms, with hot water, wiffi, a daily meal is offered that is the simple breakfast that must be prepared, besides the opportunity to have a cultural exchange with local families, practice Spanish, indications to visit tourist places of Puno.

    Single rooms
    Couple rooms
    Hot water
    Wiffi

    Habitaciones simples, dobles y compartidas, con agua caliente, wiffi.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During your stay, you can enjoy the exchange with locals, get some guidance on local attractions from one of the most mystic cities of Peru, where the Aymaran traditions are still present.
    The volunteers will also learn ancestral constructive techniques, such as the usage of adobe, tapial, stone construction as well as finishing techniques. We offer to contact you with a local painter from the Cusco school.
    During free time we provide you with some guidance on how to access local attractions, hiking routes as well as mountain biking. You can practice your Spanish, learn some Aymara and local gastronomy.


    Compartir con las locales, practicar el idioma, experimentar la cultura local en una de las ciudades mas misticas del Peru, donde las tradiciones Aymaras siguen presentes. tambien aprenderan tecnicas constructivas ancestrales como el uso del adobe, tapial y piedra otros oficios de construccion como tecnicas de acabados, visitar a un taller de pintor de la escuela cusqueña.
    Durantes tus tiempos libres te podemos ofrecer orientacion para lugares turisticos locales, rutas de senderismo y ciclismo de montaña, aprender el español, Aymara y gastronomia local.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week


Host ref number: 567961629557