Help with Green Outdoor Space in Ecuador (Project: Permaculture Design, Gardens, Cob Oven and Carpentry)

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Ecuador

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    Last activity

    10/09/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Mafer (Ecuadorian) and Kyle (USA). We are avid travelers and nomads but this winter we are setting for a project. We are working on a project in Banos. The project aims to develop a sustainable living in an urban setting. Right now the house is surrounded by concrete and it is all gray.We want to make it a jungle with plants and art. The house: It is a family house which was remodel recently and we are working on creating an outdoor space that is modern but has permaculture principles. We have several projects in mind but we also welcome ideas. We do have a time frame and budget to follow.The projects area:
    Building: Pergola, garden beds, wood planters, outdoor furniture, Cob oven, other wood work need.
    Gardens: Several vertical gardens, eatable and medicinal garden, decorative garden, compost system, water collection system,etc.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Other
    Help with Eco project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    - Learn from creating and designing a project from the beginning to the end
    - Hands on gardening, permaculture, carpentry
    - Cultural exchange with the local community
    - Working in colaboration with people from different backgrouds
    - Be able to adjust project according to budget and timeframe
    - Enjoy your time in an amazing town in Ecuador
    - Join us in adventures around Banos (biking, climbing,etc)

  • Help

    Help

    We need help with buidling structures for outdoor spaces: pergola, furniture, planters, etc.
    Creating and desiging gardens, compost, water harvesting, cob oven, planting, etc.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English, Portuguese

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private Room
    Shared Bathroom and other spaces.
    We all put in money to buy food to cook/or eat out and share tasks in the house.

    Only breakfast is included.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Banos is an adventure/touristic town at the entrace of the jungle in Ecuador. There is hiking, biking, climbing, rafting, canopying. If you are into adventure travel here is your mecca. The town is surrounded by rivers, waterfalls, forests.
    The town is small so we mainly walk anywhere. We have bikes that can be use if need.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3 hours for 5 days

Host ref number: 859126794788