Come and learn more about construction with natural materials while staying with us in Ibarra, Ecuador

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Ecuador

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    28/07/2020

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    This is a space built with ancestral methods that recover ancient techniques of construction, culture and medicine.
    The 3 independent houses, the event hall, the open and collective kitchen, the whirlpool, the temazcal, the cafeteria are spaces of the place that were all built with local materials according to ancestral methods, thanks to the work of teachers wise people from the area using wood, mud, straw and the stones landed on the ground, originated in distant eruptions of Tayta Imbabura.
    We also have organic gardens mostly of vegetables and chicken coops.

    Contamos con 3 casas independientes, el salón de eventos, la cocina abierta y colectiva, el hidromasaje, el temazcal, la cafetería que fueron todos construidos con materiales locales según métodos ancestrales, gracias al trabajo de maestros sabios de la zona utilizando madera, barro, paja y las piedras aterrizadas en el terreno, originadas en unas lejanas erupciones del Tayta Imbabura.
    Contamos tambien con huertos organicos mayormente de hortalizas , gallinas, patos y alpacas.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    To be able to make friends, share experiences, in organic crops, in the construction with natural materials, hoping that the time they get here is to help us and feel comfortable

    Poder compartir experiencias, en los cultivos organicos, en la construccion con materiales naturales, esperando que el tiempo que lleguen a estar por aca sea para poder ayudarnos y se sientan comodos

  • Help

    Help

    Land preparation, planting, care, harvesting…, elaboration of derived products such as jams, dehydrated, animal care (chickens, ducks, alpacas, dogs), if we are building; foundation preparation, adobe making, plastering walls with mud and straw, making wood and tile roofs, maintaining the spaces. If your stay is several weeks and you want to share your experiences in different artistic expressions, natural medicine or gastronomy, we can organize workshops for families in nearby communities.

    Preparación de la tierra, siembra, cuidado, cosecha…, elaboración de los productos derivados como mermeladas, deshidratados, cuidado de los animales (gallinas, patos, alpacas, perros ), si estamos construyendo; preparacion de cimientos, la elaboracion de adobe, enlucir paredes con barro y paja, hacer cubiertas de madera y teja, mantenimiento de los espacios. Si su estadia es de varias semanas y desean compartir sus experiencias en diferentes expresiones artisticas , en medicina natural o en gastronomia, podemos oraganizar talleres para las familias de las comunidades cercanas.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    we have three mud houses for lodging, you could stay in the one you like, only we would have to be ready when the three houses become rented, which is very occasional, to camp, also the spaces are comfortable .
    breakfast and lunch would be included from Monday to Friday.

    contamos con tres casas de barro de hospedaje, se podrian quedar en la que ustedes gusten, solo que tendriamos que estar dispuestos al momento de que lleguen a estar alquiladas las tres casas ,que es muy ocacional , para poder acampar , igualmente los espacios son comodos.
    el desayuno y el almuerzo estarian incluidos de lunes a viernes.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nosotros estamos ubicados a las faldas del taita Imbabura en el barrio San Pedro , Parroquia la Esperanza Provincia de Imbabura, a 6 km del centro de la ciudad de Ibarra , desde la casa hasta una parada de bus son 400 mts hay buses constantemente hasta las 8pm , por aqui cerca se puede ascender al taita Imbabura, al nevado cayambe , mama Cotacachi, estamos a 20 km de Otavalo y la plaza de ponchos, tambien pueden cococer varias piscinas de aguas termales en chachimbiro a 30km, varios lagos lagunas y cascadas, igualmente los viajes en general para recorrer ecuador no son muy largos y los pasajes a bajos costos.

  • 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

    Máximo 5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 833112814527