Desperate for help: Post-Hurricane Maria help needed. We are now renovating the renovation that we had finished before Maria, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico

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    01/12/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    The property in Rio Grande used to be open as a small but prestigious holistic resort. We sustained much damage from Maria. Our goal now is to re-open as soon as possible, So we need help bringing the farm and facilities back up to snuff.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco 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

    We have a full-time experienced construction worker who is always happy for help, and to teach. Both Spanish and English is spoken fluently. The land is fertile and growing much food.

  • Help

    Help

    We're looking for help with construction, interior design, painting, planting, clearing the land (which is both flat and hilly)..

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Main house: 3 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms, large eat-in kitchen, fabulous patio;
    Guest apartment: 1 bdrm

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The property features exquisite panoramic views, looking to peak of El Yunque in one direction and the ocean in the other. Many beaches are within a 15 minute drive. Waterfalls are a short drive. The river, said to be one of the cleanest on earth, is a walk from the farm. The caves are among the best in the world. A horse farm is a 2 minute drive/10 minute walk. They offer lessons; have shows for dressage and jumping; and rehabilitate race horses. The phosphorescent bay is in near-by town, Fajardo. Also in Fajardo is a nature preserve. Near-by islands Culebra, Viequez, and Icacos (an uninhabited island) are all a short boat road away, and exquisite for snorkeling and the crystal clear waters. There is also a lively art community in P.R.

  • 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 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 762177349721