Help on a gorgeous remote tropical farm in Las Iguanas, Nicaragua

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  • Description

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    Hello! be one of the first to help us transform our 1/4 acre lot into a lush organic garden and animal farm!
    10 years after I did work away in California- I now have a space to offer and give back to the community.
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    Help us iníciate our project s in -Vertical gardening- animal husbandry- biodynamic and organic vegetable growing with permaculture influences.
    We are a couple (American/Nicaraguan) with a two year old daughter and 1/4 acre lot near las iguanas- el Rama on the Carribean side of Nicaragua. We are in process putting in a vertical organic vegetable garden, and have many different seedlings on the property including cacao, guava, mangosteen, cinnamon, soursop. We raise meat chickens, rabbits and chickens for eggs. We have a dairy cow and access to 3 horses which we use to haul wood/water and visit nearby family. We have guard dogs to protect the house/livestock and for our pets- two soft cats.
    We are just starting out, so we have lots of projects. Gardening- weeding is the top priority right now as rainy season is on us, - taking care of animals-feeding and watering - milking the cow- butchering chickens/rabbits - help building with bamboo - permaculture design- childcare with our daughter- covering the well -putting up fencing- and other odd jobs.
    We live a three minute walk down to the river to swim/fish/ play. We are off grid- bathe and wash clothes with well water- have no electricity have limited internet access. (Best to bring a rechargeable solar panel and battery for charging phones and laptops- there is good internet in el Rama)

    We cook with wood as well as a gas stove, and have beautiful panoramic views of the countryside. It’s quiet, remote, and peaceful. We have a covered tent for accommodation, and both wood and gas stove for cooking- we would love to share meals, conversation,and music along with the hard work. It’s truly beautiful here where you can learn new skills and work with the garden,construction, childcare, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison

  • 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

    You could learn about construction, animal care, practice your Spanish skills, natural building, living simply off grid, how to work with horses, how Nicaraguans live in this part of the country.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    Lots of options here- childcare, sharing meals, gardening, permaculture help, regular building- natural building, animal husbandry, exe. Feeding /watering the chickens, rabbits or cows. Help with butchering chickens or milking the cow, digging garden beds, harvesting/planting/exe in the organic garden depending on what we are working on at the moment.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Your own private space in a Covered tent - you need to provide most of your own food/toiletries behond the basics until the garden is up and running. - message me for details.- if you have your own tent -welcome! - can accept families if comfortable in 4 person tent- or bring a tent of there own.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Gorgeous River for swimming, fishing and playing 3 minute walk away. Lots of pastureland and beautiful sunsets. 1.5 hours away to el Rama for shopping. We work hard here to live simply and off grid. And enjoy planting music occasionally, cooking, and good conversation. Great place to relax and enjoy nature. Not much to do besides- Only boat acces no roads here- everything is transpired by boat or beast.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4-5 hours a day would be great


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