Help us with eco-building and cultural projects in Veracruz, Mexico



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are a family from Veracruz in a small community in the tropical rainforest of the golf of México between Actopan river and the Atlantic Ocean . The community has received tourists since the early 1930s, This activity, which is one of the main economic engines has affected the environment because of the mismanagement of all actors. The purpose of our project is to develop the activity of tourism with environmental and social approach and tray to spread this thru all our community and maintain and develop this beautiful and unique place!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    Veracruz is the oldest state in Mexico with a great natural and cultural diversity, heir to the mother culture of Mesomerica (The Olmecs) Also where the Spanish conquest began. All this makes Veracruz a place that you cant miss if you come to Mexico. To much to see, to mucho to learn & to much to do!

  • Help


    Construction:The first step its to build some ecological bamboo bungalows and natural pools with river water, we are learning as we are doing, so if you have any natural building experience or permaculture skills we will be extremely grateful from your help.

    Culture: We want to develop cultural/Artistic/educational work shops with our community. We will provide the space and the basic infrastructure to develop this cultural exchange and develop some activities in town.

    Helping with Tourists/ Maintenance/Help in House/Gardening: All this activities are basic for our family we are in the tourist hosting business and will be grateful to recibe help in the business while we develop our project.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Our house its in town and we have bedrooms that we can provide. also we have space to sleep in tent our hammock you can bring yours our we can provide you one. All of this its in a beautiful place in the river sight. with some mango/banana/abocado tree so-rounding you ;)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    -Cultural sightseeing (pyramids/ruins/museums)
    -termal waters

  • 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

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 693543879259