Volunteers needed to start planting coconuts and vegetables on the island of Muisne, Ecuador

  • Ecuador
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  • Last activity: 02/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks



  • Description


    hello my name is Gino, i am native of Muisne , I have 38 years living on the island of Muisne- Esmeraldas Ecuador.
    Inspectorate work in fishing.

    My mother inherited some land near the ocean pacific is a place very quiet and beautiful place to connect with nature.

    These lands are currently inactive, uncultivated for many years being a very fertile land.

    My project on this property is: start to clean the land from scratch to plant coconut palms, and other fruits and local vegetables such as banana, sweet potatoes, passion fruit, watermelon, etc. in addition to start building my bamboo hut to live on site and welcome volunteers who love the sea and work the land. far away of the confort of the cities

    By the time the farm no electricity, because the place is a little out of town and I'm looking for help to buy wiring and bring electricity to alla. but if you would like to be in peace with nature, and disconnect from work, it this technology is ideal.
    If you want to help me You can bring your own tent, hammock so you can relax under the shade of the trees, plus clothes for tropical climate, repellent for mosquitoes, And flashlight.

    Story with all the manual tools necessary to work on the land, also offer accommodation in camping with water bottle, in exchange for 4 or 5 hours on earth. weekends are free to do any activity you enjoy and walk on the beach, surfing, fishing etc etc

    Note: from January to June of each year is rainy season it is necessary to bring suitable clothing and repellent

    nota: de enero a junio de cada año es temporada de lluvias es necesario traer ropa adecuada y repelente

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

    learn how to plant and grow coconuts, fruits and vegetables from the area, learn Spanish, learn to surf, learn to fish in the river
    Learn how to handle the machete
    cooking with Muisne style firewood
    local food

  • Help


    we need people with experience in agriculture, construction of bamboo huts, gardening and that knows a little to make fire because our kitchen is of firewood , help to Clear the ground , plant, watering plants, cultivate, harvest fruits and vegetables and coconuts in an inactive property, near the beach and the river Muisne for 4 or 5 hours a day 5 days a week, in addition to help start building cabins bambu in place to live. and To Build Home Drip Irrigation System With someone of experience.

    Also when cleaning the ground we discovered honey bee virgin honeycombs, we would like to take advantage and learn
    Beekeeping with someone of experience.

    so if you like, surfing, beach, cultivating the land, fishing in the river or the sea, come help me thank

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: 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


    if you love being in touch with nature I offer camping near the beach and the river Muisne, drinking water, tent

    snacks Local-Muisne mainly made with chocolate , bananas, papayas, yuca, etc

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    in their spare time they can do water sports, beach walks, visit other beaches that are very close to Muisne

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 823697783887

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