Looking for reserchers for our conservation proyect in Balsapamba, Bolivar, Ecuador. (Los Andes)

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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    We are a family farm with more than 200 years of tradition, committed to the sustainable development of the communities of the Andes, the conservation of nature and the beauty that it offers us.

    Currently we are dedicated to Eco tourism. Our farm offers many attractions such as: trails, waterfalls, tropical jungle, natural pools, fruit forests and much more. Which will make your stay here very entertaining. Our ecotourism project operating since 2021, where we receive groups in 2 guest houses with capacity for 30 people.

    We offer activities such as: Guided excursions to waterfalls, hiking, camping, bonfires, bird watching, trail running, guided tours through the province of Bolívar. Our desire is to implement workshops or educational activities for the community of this wonderful place. Within our farm we have 80 hectares of primary / secondary humid subtropical forest with 7km of sloping river forming a beautiful landscape full of waterfalls, giant trees and jungle.

    This forest is home to unique biodiversity in the world and could be a hot spot for the discovery of unrecorded species. The intention of us owners of the farm is to declare it a protective forest in order to guarantee and promote the conservation of nature, reforestation and environmental education.

    Currently there are different threats such as illegal hunting, theft of wood, mining companies and government organizations trying to take advantage of a place that does not belong to them. Therefore, legally declaring it a protective forest and seeking financing to guarantee care for nature has become our priority.

    We are looking for volunteers to help us mainly with:
    - Gathering information on biodiversity, water, geological and forest resources.
    - An expert in permaculture to guide us to start a regenerative agriculture project
    - A Yoga instructor that allows us to complement the activities

    Somos una hacienda familiar con más de 200 años de tradición, comprometidos con el desarrollo sostenible de las comunidades de los andes, la conservación de la naturaleza y de la belleza que nos brinda. Actualmente nos dedicamos al Eco turismo. Nuestra finca ofrece muchas atracciones como: senderos, cascadas, selva tropical, piscinas naturales, bosques frutales y mucho más. Lo que hará que su estadía aquí sea muy entretenida.

    Nuestro proyecto eco turístico operando desde el 2021, donde recibimos a grupos en 2 casas de huéspedes con capacidad para 30 personas. Ofrecemos actividades como: Excursiones guiadas a cascadas, senderismo, camping, fogatas, avistamiento de aves, trail running, tours guiados, por la provincia de Bolívar. Nuestro deseo es de implementar talleres o actividades educativas para la comunidad de este maravilloso lugar.

    Dentro de nuestra hacienda tenemos 80 hectáreas de Bosque primario / secundario húmedo subtropical con 7km de Rio en pendiente formando un hermoso paisaje lleno de cascadas, arboles gigantes y selva. Este bosque alberga una biodiversidad única en el mundo y podría ser un hot spot para el descubrimiento de especies no registradas.
    La intención de nosotros propietarios de la hacienda es de declararlo bosque protector para así garantizar y fomentar la conservación de la naturaleza, la reforestación y la educación ambiental.

    Actualmente existen diferentes amenazas como la caza ilegal, el robo de madera, mineras y organizaciones gubernamentales tratando de sacar provecho de un lugar que no les pertenece.
    Por lo cual declararlo bosque protector legalmente y buscar financiamiento para garantizar el cuidado a la naturaleza se ha convertido en nuestra prioridad.

    Estamos buscando voluntarios que nos ayuden principalmente con:
    - Levantamiento de información de biodiversidad, recursos hídricos, geológicos y forestales.
    - Un experto en permacultura que nos guie a iniciar un proyecto de agricultura regenerativa
    - Un instructor de Yoga que nos permita complementar las actividades.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    when knowledge grows opportunity appears.

    cuando el conocimiento crece la oportunidad aparece.

  • Help


    - Reserchers
    - Permaculture teacher

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private Suit with kitchen.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The place is very quiet and safe. not many people live in that area. You are surrounded by nature and very authentic towns of the Ecuadorian Andes. If you like hiking, nature in its original state, beautiful landscapes, extreme sports, this is the place for you.

    El lugar es muy tranquilo y seguro. no muchas personas viven en esa area. estas rodeado de naturaleza y pueblos muy auntenticos de los andes ecuatorianos. si te gusta el senderismo, la naturaleza en su estado original, los paisajes hermosos, los deportes extremos, este es el lugar para ti.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    RESERCHERS, Digital marketers, web designer, 3D designer, all skills are welcome.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Máximo 4-5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 822791695833

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