Come and help with Eco building in Maito, Mexico (Near Maito in Jalisco)

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Mexico

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    30/10/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of three (including 2 dogs, two baby goats and 21 ducks) beginning a small community centered around earth building, healing, and sustainable practices. We recently purchased 3.7 acres of raw land two hours south of Puerto Vallarta Mexico in a very magical rural area. We're 10 minutes from Maito with miles of virgin beaches (and a sea turtle rescue camp). Our property has a communal open air kitchen/palapa. Electricity and Wi-Fi. We can provide groceries and at least one prepared meal a day. We are currently working on a cob earthbag house. We have also just installed a shower with hot water. The land is getting more and more developed every passing day. We have begun gardening vegetables, herbs, palms, bananas, passion fruit, and moringa, etc. Between earthbuilding, sustainable practices, gardening, and animal care, there is sure to be a role for whatever suits your interest. And we would love to learn from any knowledge and experience that you can offer as well! We welcome short & long term stays. For now, we are tent camping. We can provide tent and linens. You will need work boots and a flashlight. This is a very peaceful and magical place that you won’t want to miss.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • 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 are grateful to have help from our local community, and area excited to be learning the Mexican way, while also being able to share our knowledge of alternative building and living.
    Following are some of the things that you can experience and learn from while staying with us: Building with natural and locally available resources. Practicing sustainable living. Learning regenerative practices. Experiencing a different culture and accepting the abundance of love in the Mexican community.
    We are hoping to learn to better ourselves as teachers, facilitators, and students.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for people to help mainly with earth building, gardening, animal and land stewardship. Tasks may include: cob building, plastering, roofing, animal care, gardening, cooking, etc.
    Beyond that, anything that you may have experience and knowledge about, we are welcoming with an open mind and full gratitude. It would be ideal to find some semi long term caregivers (possible monetary compensation)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Tent camping
    Meal provided

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a rural coastal area with tropical beaches and mountains nearby. During your free time, you can stroll the beaches, enjoy the warm ocean waves, petroglyphs, horseback riding, roam the expansive land around our property and maybe discover a secret trail to the beach. You may also find yourself in town getting to know our sweet little Mexican community, sharing a moment with the cows and horses that roam the roads, or releasing hatching baby sea turtles. Also a few Family friendly hotels with music and cocktails.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly acccept pets

    Can possibly acccept 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

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    Hours expected

    25hours a week


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