Experience sustainable farm life in Piura, Peru



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  • Description


    My name is Giancarlo and I run a farm project in Piura with my family.

    The farm is located 12 km outside the city, in the road to Chulucanas. We have 8 hectares, a house and animals like ducks, turkeys, hens, cuyes, rabbits and more.

    Our project means to try to create an autosustentable farm, working hard to get our own food (animals and vegetables) and at the same time we try to help the environment with the reforestation of the desert which means to take care of native trees we have.

    We are looking for volunteers who enjoy to spend time in the farm, help with the activities and share a great experience with a local family.

    We need all kind of help.

    Currently we don't work with employees, just my family (parents and siblings)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Volunteers could learn about farm life, also about gardenin and learn Spanish in a really very cozy place.

    We need no more than 2 volunteers.
    Our project includes the possibility to save to native trees like Zapote and algarrobo. We are trying to reforestate this part of the desert.

    Helping us will mean to learn what we do not only as a farm but also sustainable way to work like composting and creating our own food lile veggies.

    Spanish level required : basic / intermediate in order to communicate with a local family.

  • Help


    We need help with:
    House maintenance

  • Languages spoken

    English: Intermediate
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    We have 1 room with 2 separated beds, pillows, blankets and bed stuffs included.
    There is a bathroom, a kitchen and if you like camping you can use your tent.
    We have 2 hammocks.

    We provide ingredients for cooking, water and other stuffs required by volunteers.
    They are also free to bring their own food if they have a special diet (like vegetarians or vegans)

    The farm does not have electricity but we have solar panels and power banks for energy.

    I can share my internet connection from my phone with volunteers and in our house (not in the farm) we have wifi.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can work with us from Monday to Friday / Saturday, 5 hours day.
    In your free time you can visit the city and together we can plan small trips to the beach or the lakes we have close to the city or to the mountains.

  • 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

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 672149775944