Help us form a self-sufficient community with bioconstruction en Isla Mocha, Chile



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    Hello, We are a small family looking for help to improve our space, we have a self-sustaining life project, We live on a small island located in the south center of Chile, in the 8th region, it is called Isla Mocha, it is one of the islands less intervened with some of the less disturbed forests also, at this moment we are improving our housing using bioconstruction techniques, Our vision is to form a self-sufficient and self-sufficient community, we look for interested people

    Hola, Somos una pequeña familia en busca de ayuda para mejorar nuestro espacio, tenemos un proyecto de vida autosustentable, Vivimos en una pequeña isla ubicada al centro sur de chile, en la 8va región, se llama Isla Mocha, es una de las islas menos intervenidas con unos de los bosques menos intervenidos también, en este momento nos encontramos mejorando nuestra vivienda usando técnicas de bioconstrucción, Nuestra vision es lograr formar un comunidad autosustentable y autosuficiente, buscamos gente interesada

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • 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

    The idea of ​​volunteering is to exchange knowledge, culture and experiences, in addition to living a pleasant time on the island knowing native flora and fauna of Chile, as well as the culture and history of the island. It is a beautiful place to disconnect a bit from civilization, and to reconnect with nature and little intervention of its forest.

    la idea del voluntariado es realizar un intercambio de conocimientos, cultura y experiencias, ademas de vivir un grato momento en la isla conociendo flora y fauna nativa de chile, ademas de la cultura e historia de la isla. es un hermoso lugar para desconectarse un poco de la civilización, y poder reconectarte con la naturaleza y poco intervención de su bosque.

  • Help


    Help in repairs of the main house with bioconstruction techniques, we require help in the collection of materials that are extracted in the vicinity of the house, sand, clay, straw. In addition to the preparation of the area to work (enquinchados)
    , in addition to the daily chores of the home, planting and / or cultivating.

    Ayuda en reparaciones de la casa principal con técnicas de bioconstruccion, requerimos ayuda en la recolección de materiales que se extraen en proximas a la casa, arena,arcilla, paja. ademas de la preparación de la zona a trabajar (enquinchados)
    ,ademas de los labores diarios del hogar, sembrar y/o cultivar.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The accommodation is in tents, we have refugee spaces to build the tent even if it rains.
    we have a tent to facilitate and a sofa bed, and bedding for shelter.
    the food is partly with products produced here. The food is daily, breakfast, lunch, dinner. It is requested as a suggestion to bring non-perishable products that the volunteer likes, the idea of ​​volunteering is to live in community for the duration of their stay.

    El alojamiento es en carpas, contamos de espacios refugiados para poder armar la carpa aun si llueve.
    poseemos una carpa para facilitar y un sillón cama, y ropa de cama para el cobijo.
    la alimentación es en parte con productos producidos acá mismo. La alimentación es diaria, desayuno, almuerzo, cena. Se pide como sugerencia traer productos no perecibles que el voluntario guste, la idea del voluntariado es vivir en comunidad los dias que dure su alojamiento.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    mocha island is a national reserve of our country, it has a unique biodiversity, with trails established for trekking, also of a beautiful phenomenon; enamations of natural gas that can be lit in the middle of the beach.

    Isla Mocha es una reserva nacional de nuestro país, posee una biodiversidad inigualable, con senderos establecidos para trekkin, también de un hermoso fenomeno; enamaciones de gas natural que pueden ser encendidas en medio de la playa.

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    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

    3 hours/day, 5days/week maximum

Host ref number: 916982666237