Help in creating a sustainable place, Sierra de Amula, Mexico



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  • Description


    Please read carefully, will be required that you mention about what got your attention of the profile and a "hidden word" in your first mail just to be sure you really understand the project and the conditions, thanks.!!

    Sleeping in a tree is the meaning of the project's name in the nahuatl language, but in this project it’s not taking so literally, but is used like an analogy that involve all the concept; sleeping as any activity and tree as the natural environs, where both logic mutually play in harmony. And that’s what is seeking here; live and act in a respectful way with the environment.

    The project’s goal is get close to the nature again “ back to the roots”, make and practicing sustainable actions for
    the community’s good-being, hoping the project’s model could be replicated by some-others and learn from the projects that already work.

    The activities are based through the principles of permaculture, green technologies and sustainable process,
    taken the best in the local rural life with global thinking and connections that permit learn, teach, apply and replay
    cultural, social, economical, political, academical features to satisfy the human and social needs but always looking
    for the less impact as possible to the planet.

    The project has born in Guadalajara by me: Adrian an early-retired industrial designer who wants to change the way of living and consuming and one of the changes was leave the city to create this place in Atengo; a county part of the Sierra de Amula region that have lots of attractions or sightseeing, like cascades one of them more than 90mts height, fresh air/smell in a whole pine forest, natural swimming pools, rivers, climbing rocks, do trekking in near mountains with great views, also the friendly people that live in.


  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Being here you can be involved in a good ambiance to get a Spanish immersion, so if you are thinking to learn or practice your language skills with the traditional jaliscician culture and locals activities like: getting milk from a cow, making cheese, ride a horse or do charro sports.
    Being into the Sierra de Amula area is also offered some activities related to, such as: trekking, climbing, camping, swimming and flora and fauna appreciation/conservation, there are also archeological, cultural and natural paths to discover, it's not forgetting to relax in the waterfalls or a watching the sky at nights full of stars (if you are lucky some meteor-shower).
    Other activities can be fixed depends on what your interested in, let's make your staying useful and unforgettable.

  • Aide


    This is a new Eco project that needs creative volunteers full of energy who are open in sharing ideas in how to build a workable sustainable place where all can enjoy.

    Here are some of the things that need to be fixed (updated):
    - Build and repair the house and garden,
    - Planting seeds and harvesting fruits and vegetables.
    - Alternative constructions such as rest areas, grill, etc...
    - Now thinking in some stone paths, if you know how to work this more than welcome!
    - If most of these activities don't fit your skill or interest; the project is open for other suggestions.

    Outreach to the local community is also an important goal of this project so there are some other activities that involve us with the town

    This could be a great opportunity for everyone to learn, teach and share how to live a Eco friendly lifestyle.

    It's ask for 4 days to work (maximum 6 hours) with 3 free complete days, with 3 meals a day

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Espagnol: Courant
    Anglais: Intermédiaire

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement


    At the moment is offered a room for the visitors with two beds and some blankets. There are some other spaces to camp if want. At home doesn't have some facilities like: kitchen, electricity, running water nor hot water, but it's a safe and quite place to sleep/camp. (In the town it's possible use wifi and electricity).
    The meals at home are flexible but is common to take fruit and vegetables recovered mostly mix with cereals and grains.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    - Could help if you add an email account to the first mail you send, it helps to add some other files.
    - The hidden word or the proof is: cuacochi, so don't miss to write it in your mail.
    - Would be a good idea if we share seeds or music, could you bring some?
    - Here is not a work-only space it's appreciated if we share some time talking or enjoying.
    - Tried to be flexible, but this is a SMOKE UNFRIENDLY place, please don't bring tobacco, cigarettes neither drugs, thanks.
    - If you ask for a stay, please confirm it. Or in case or not, send a mail saying (sorry). This cause there's few space and i book the room for you, so if you are not coming tell me to open the space to others.
    - Trips and other activities are not included. If you want to visit some places and represent a cost, we can talk about it.
    - Consider: the project is settled in a wild area, that included wild fauna, be aware If you're afraid or sensitive of.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    There is not restriccions of parking spaces, but the services (electricity, water, graywater plugs ) can't be provided.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Could be dogs of cats, but just to mention there are more other animals at home, one dog and the wild animals

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4 days to work (maximum 6 hours) with 3 free complete days (max 25 hours)

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N° de référence hôte : 798847647337