Help at a nature conservation, sustainable living project in Puebla, Mexico

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  • Description


    We are a private, non profit organization working for the conservation of nature, sustainable living and animal rescue in Mexico. Founded in 2015, it is located in San Juan Tzicatlacoyan, Puebla, Mexico, a 125 ha sanctuary for mistreated or abandoned animals. We are in the building process and need help to finish the volunteer house and continue to set up animal habitats, as well as maintain the installations already in existence and care for the animals in the Sanctuary, mostly domestic and farm animals. The whole project is eco friendly and looks to spread knowledge about sustainable living in harmony with nature to communities and visitors as well. The sanctuary is not open to the public, but welcomes anybody who would like to contribute to the well being of these beautiful animals and to the spreading of these principles.
    Installations at the Sanctuary are simple and rustic. As we are far from civilization, we have no electricity or public services. We collect and store rain water, pulling it out for our daily use, and have the sun and moon for lighting ;)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers can learn about wild life (fauna and flora) in Mexico, living an eco friendly and sustainable life, meet and learn from indigenous Mexican communities, university students, sustainable architecture experts and other travellers!

  • Help


    We need help finishing and equipping the volunteer house and animal habitats. We need help from biologists, civil, environmental and agricultural engineers, soil and plant scientists, and vets, as well as anybody knowledgeable in eco friendly technology, but not exclusively. Anybody wanting to contribute is welcome! There is a lot of work to be done in all areas!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Small eco friendly earth house with two bedrooms, two dry bathrooms. No electricity or running water. Spring water and stored rainwater is pulled from the well every day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a little Mexican town to visit as well as nature walks and sites. Puebla City is just 60 min away. We provide transportation from and to the city. Public transportation is also available. Mexico City is 3 hrs. away by public transportation.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 599683311715

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