help needed with bamboo house and cacao farm!



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    I have an organic farm located on the remote ecuadorian coast. I am a 27 year old surfer whose goal is too balance the connection between land and water in my life, and share its gift with others. The farm sits about 8 mins up from my favorite wave in the world, and one of the longest lefts in ecuador. The farm is mostly cacao, with banana, verde, guanoabana, citrus varieties, and many other fruits. I am currently in the process of working on some of the house and doing some more planting/ overall maintenance of the land. I am a surfer who was inspired while traveling around on a budget, and slowly learned the magic of working with the land, My goal is to share the connection of land and water with others, and also learn from others, as this is a very new project!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • 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 balance between surf and the land! I have been a surf instructor for the past 5 years, and would love to share the gift of the surf with others, also I have a few perfect boards to learn on and use! I make pasta de cacao from the cacao using the local methods, and would love to teach others the importance of this sacred plant. Learning the local wildlife as well.

  • Help


    Currently underway doing some finishing to the bamboo house, great time to learn about bamboo! Also will be building furniture and such.

    Basic cacao maintenance , and general labor.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    At the moment just finished a raised open air cabana, perfect for a hammock or tent. I have a large tent depending on availability I can provide. Lots of fruit! Bananas, cacao!!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Surfing, lots of waves near by, beautiful endless beaches. , snorkeling, hiking, black sand beaches, lots of wildlife around and at the farm, monkeys and tucáns.

  • 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

    Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 4days a week

Host ref number: 999929525922