Welcome to Salcedo!
Our family consists of four people: Rafael, Rogelia, Yolanda and William
We have a small farm. We produce potatoes, pears, peaches, tomatoes of trees and capulis throughout the year. The parents grow guinea-pigs, rabbits, pigs, chickens and gooses. William teaches in one of the schools of the city and also does some of the chores of the house.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
The traveller will have the opportunity to stay with an Ecuadorian family and more about Ecuadorian culture. She/he can enjoy teaching us a lot of things and also we can help them with the practice for the Spanish. Hence the learning will benefit for everybody. :)
Help by teaching English in the house and looking after the animals. Also, doing the chores of the house. You can always provide your support to the maintenance of the farm.
The traveler will have his/her own bed. Also you can use the shared bathroom and the kitchen.
Our house is located in a centric place where you can reach many interesting spots of nature. You can visit several places around Salcedo: Llanganates Park, Cotopaxi Volcano, Quilotoa, Yambo lagoon, Monastery of Silent Monks. We are only two hours away from Quito. You can have meaningful and traditional Ecuadorian experiences by living with us.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week