Help us with our project to promote a harmonious connection with the environment in Ibagué, Colombia



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    Join us with our project that aims to promote awareness, harmonious and healthy connection with the environment in Ibagué, Colombia
    This house is located at an altitude of 1,560 m. s. n. m. with an average temperature of 18 ° C / 50 ° F, in the basin of the Combeima river (Cañón del Combeima), at Km10 via the Nevado del Tolima in the Vereda Pastales, in the municipality of Ibagué.

    This project aims to promote awareness and a harmonious and healthy connection with the environment.

    We are a family made up of a father, who is the head of this project, a daughter and a son-in-law; we are a young couple and we have a child. Friends who work and contribute with their knowledge and actions are also part of our community.
    We are a group of professionals in veterinary medicine, architecture, forest engineering and psychology/Art therapy in love with natural life.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about the Colombian culture, especially from the Andean mountains through a close experience of coexistence and community work.
    Be able to observe the interactions of a Colombian family and their daily challenges.
    Learn about the local flora and fauna, which is abundant and plays a very important role in Colombian biodiversity.
    Learn spanish
    Learn also about birds, our country is the one with the highest number of bird species in the world, around 1932 species can be observed. Here in the region of the combeima canyon, we have more than 500 species that can be seen.
    And many more harmonious natural and human experiences at your disposal

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Create and maintenance an orchard, build, community managment and social media, maintenance of the house and land, get fruits, and others daily needs.

    You must bring your own food for consumption

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will stay in the same house where we live, the lodging is located on the first floor of the house.
    There are 3 rooms that communicate, one of the larger rooms has 3 bunk beds, which make 6 beds, and a bathroom with shower, and a small closet.
    then, there is a room with a double bed, no closet but it has a couple of shelves, this room communicates directly with another smaller one that has two single beds and a closet.
    All rooms have windows, and near them a bathroom with shower.
    Both bathrooms have hot water for showers.
    The spaces and beds are in good condition and have sets of sheets, pillows and blankets for each.

    You must bring your own food for consumption

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is a tourist area, which has restaurants and activities of nature and adventure such as mountaineering, hiking, rock climbing, canioning, bird watching, mountain biking, and more ...
    We are located 30 minutes from the city, at the southern entrance of the snowy national park, it is a road that leads to the snow peak of Tolima.
    There is public transportation from Monday to Sunday from 6am until 8pm

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 686426862148