Come and help around a little family house with gardening in Quito, Ecuador



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    Little family house in Mindo, Ecuador (two hours from Quito, the capital). In the cloud forest where there are plenty of birds, flowers, insects. There are waterfalls and plenty of rivers and walking paths. It is paradise in a small village.
    No food provided. Minimum stay on month. You will be staying on your own in the one bedroom bungalow..

    The workaway help is gardening 3 hours a day. You will have the rest of day free. For
    July and Aug and Sept possibly available.
    Oct until March available and possibly from April onwards.

    References is essential and some knowledge of gardening.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn Ecuadorean culture and life and Spanish language. You will learn about Ecuadorean vegetation and animal life and flowers.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help with gardening and weeding or planting new plants would be great. other help is welcome.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    A small house or bungalow for max 2 people (couple). There is a bed and temperature at night and day is great. No parties, smoking inside house or heavy drinking but some drinks is fine. The house is clean so maintaining clean the house inside and free of sweets or food is essential as ants enter easily into the house. Recycling is important and caring for plants. You will need insect repellent for garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Visit cloud forest, kayaking, extrem sports, walks, night walks, bird watching, tubing, batterflier house, frogs visit, chocolate making and farms visits are in or around town. Quito is 2.15 hours away. Pululahua crater and Half of the World (Mitad del Mundo) is also 2 hours away. There are other places to walk and visit.

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    • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 941693377159