Learn about agro-ecology and functional diversity in our educational project in a country house near Malaga, Spain

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  • Last activity: 01/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Our project is a tree house that is an active educational center in the Guadalhorce Valley(Malaga), where in the last 4 years 50 organizations have passed, having carried out different training activities where thousands of people have took part.

    Our project where its members carry out different actions focused on non-formal education, agroecology and functional diversity. For this, tools such as bio-construction, transforming art, circular economy and body expression have been used.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • 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 can be an enrichment experience living in a beautiful country house,and learn many concepts and to got some skills.
    We are working in topics as agroecology,circular economy,permaculture,.....

    For sure,they could be related in our last project the consists of a gamification project where 700 teenagers from all over the province will be walking and interacting in a living space while they are acquiring knowledge in 5 different areas (climate change, gender, Sustainable Development, social economy and rural development). In the game the fauna, agriculture, agriculture or the Guadalhorce river itself, serve as pedagogical tools through different video games for devices.

    Interaction with the environment in this game is key, as this way young people can familiarize themselves theoretically and practically with different concepts that belong to social innovation that are worked here.

  • Help


    The tasks we need help with are related to logistic and general maintenance, gardening, orchirds, help in the house, art,.,.. it is important to be conformtable helping with teenagers in our educational project.

    Our country house it is quite extended, it is about 30000 m2,so always it is something to do,in the house,in the gardens,in the orchirds,.. We try always to tasks in groups to be enrichment ourselves and to have fun while we are learning from the nature .

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    house, yurt or in a teepee. We can host in three different accommodation ,and a traditional bed inside the house ,in a teepe or in a mongol yurt. Three meals per day will be provided.

    We have a kitchen and a confortable house to cook. And even in the orchards ,it is possible to take food from.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our tree house ,it is by car 15 minutes to Malaga center. By train or by bus,It is a little more difficult, because the connections are not good at all. But to the center of Malaga, it is less than an hour. We recommend coming in pairs or in groups of three, even though there are people who prefer to come alone.
    By the way,it is just 40 kilometres to "el Caminito del rey".

  • 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: 573144133818

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