Help us to try to preserve equilibrium & diversity at our farm near Cachipay, Colombia



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description



    We plan to try to live in harmony with nature.
    Using permaculture concepts and diversify as much as possible the activities to gain autonomy and knowledge ; Your contributions, experiences, knowledge, ideas are welcome!

    The farm is quite big, we try to diversify native flora and fauna to optimize reforestation.
    The house is a old traditional Colombian farm.
    There are two dogs: Linze & Yena

    We are free from religion, politics and corporations, and we try to be open minded.

    It's a little family project: we almost don't have employees

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • 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

    Here it's a place to learn to live in respect of the nature; especialy tips about permaculture, reforestation, healthy food, tips about how and where to travel in Colombia...
    We use to celebrate "Monday Without Light"; that mean to meet each other arroud a candle drinking tea and eating arvest cakes... ;)

  • Help


    Examples of activities to maintain & develop :
    -The first activity is observation
    -Maintenance and cleaning of the house
    -Cook healthy, conscious and ...delicious!
    -Organization of common life
    -Maintenance of spaces
    -Edible forest
    -Care for animals and plants
    -Process farm products in order to share, barter or sell
    -Reforestation processes
    -Develop organic crops
    -Custody seeds, especially native
    -Develop playful activities
    -Bioconstruction (stage of studies)
    -Share / teach languages ​​or knowledge with the community.
    -... Your contributions, experiences, knowledge, arts, ideas ... are welcome!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: 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.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We can provide accommodation in a room (single or shared depending visits of other volunteers) We share foods.

    Think bring something to protect you from the sun and rain (avoid contaminating cream and prefer a hat), boots...
    There are no seasons, but two trends: more or less humid.
    Temperatures are quite nice all year.

    There are no computers in the farm ; it is the quiet life and withdraws in nature.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The farm is located 35 minutes walk from the Village (Cachipay).
    There are also regular bus to Bogota (10,000 pesos - 2:00).

    In the village you will find everything you need for everyday life, and a free library, swimming pools, internet...

  • 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

    We ask for 15 hours help a week (3 hours, 5 days).

Host ref number: 699519584231