Help us to create a new coffeeshop and eco hostal in the mountains of bogota ! Enjoy the country and the city at the same time



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    Hey! My name is Paula, and I have grown up in Bogota my whole life. I have rent an amazing plot of land in the mountains of Bogota (on the way to La Calera) and I am in the process of creating a coffeshop/ Gallery /hostel. The building is already there so we are in the process of renovating and any help is more than welcome!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    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
  • Help


    At the moment, we are renovating the buildings, as they have been abandoned for a while. If you are interested or have experience in construction or woodwork, we would love to hear from you.

    The main jobs at the moment are:

    -Upcycling furniture
    -Heavy lifting

    The voluteering day is from 9am - 3pm with 1 hour for lunch Mon-Fri. (However this is not set in stone...we can be flexible)

    We will provide u breakfast.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation will be a bed in a shared room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your time off, you can visit Bogota and its surroundings. The house is not far from the city.,less than 10 min from the carrera septima, one of Bogota major arteries. There are a few bus lines and taxis linking the house with the city. If you are into cycling, you can get commute by bike. It is a steep climbing from Bogota, so I’m afraid not everyone will find this feasible.
    Bogota hosts around 9 million people. You can imagine there will be plenty of things you can do here. If you are not a city person, there are loads of amazing natural locations you can easily reach, such as the laguna de Guatavita. The geography and biodiversity of Bogota and its surroundings is always interesting for visitors. It all starts with the fact the city is 2600 meters above sea level. You might find yourself out of breath for the first couple of days. Bogota is also the most important transport hub in the country and is relatively placed in the middle of the country, so you can reach any other destination within a reasonable amount of time and money.

  • 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

    5 hours per day 5 days a week

Host ref number: 717894843369