Come and help us with preparing for a new project in Tumbaco, Ecuador

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Ecuador

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi, we are preparing our building for a Project we have in mind and so we need volunteers to set everything up. This is going to be a daycare for children ages 1-5. But before we can start we need to do some repairing, gardening, painting and general maintenance of the place and we would be very happy to have some help.
    We are currently living at the property until we finish setting things up. My mom is a psychologist and I’m a software programmer. My grandmother also lives with us. We also have employees who live in this property but we need a bit more help.

    We are located in Tumbaco, a suburban area of Quito. There is a bus line that passes right in front of the property.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you don't know anything about agriculture, this is a good opportunity to learn about plants, poultry, compost and other environmetally friendly activities as I want this day care project to be oriented towards ecology.

  • Help

    Help

    Your chores would be general cleaning, painting walls, moving stuff around, watering the plants, weeding out the gardens, planting new plants, decorating the place and similar activities.
    I offer room (with bathroom) and breakfast for 2-4 hours a day of your time.
    You can use the kitchen to cook your own food! Sometimes we drive about 5 hours to Colombia to do some shopping and if you are interested you could join us, maybe learn a little bit about the "Ecuadorian/South-American" ways of living.

    Quito has the biggest historic downtown in America, and was the first city declared world heritage by the UNESCO.
    Good museums, nightlife and we are close to places like Mindo (1 hour away) and Otavalo (1 and a half hours away) also fairly close Baños (4 hours away)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: 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.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Bedroom - Bathroom
    Breakfast

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a touristy bike path tight next to the property, but you can do as you please with your time off. Smoking is o.k in the garden! just use an ashtray for the butts.

  • 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

    about 50 MB speed

  • 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

    2-4 hours a day







Host ref number: 684183237399