we are Looking for a couple. Organic farm in Rocha, Uruguay



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    Hi we are looking for a couple to stay while we go visit our family in Argentina.

    We can recive you 2 or 3 days before to explain the system of the house, garde,..etc.
    We will leaf in the house food for you and we will ask you to do little works like watering plants, feed animals( dog and cat), and take care of small trees. The work will take you 2-3 hours per day.

    We are an organic Farm in Rocha (200 km from Montevideo)
    We are a family of 4, Juli (mom, Argentine, 32years old) Libre (dad, uruguayo, 28 years old) Indi (4 years old)

    We started four years ago. We are building our house which are three geodesic domes connected together. We use bio materials like clay, sand, straw and wood for construction. We live near a community, where there are around 25 families. There are beautiful buildings and nature to discover.

    We plant many different types of trees, for wood and also for fruits.
    Our garden is about one hectar, we try to plant everything but specialise in some crops.

    We have two gentle horses. Arthur is 7 years old and helps us with many activities. Bianca is two years old and is learning the basics.

    We are very happy sharing our place with travellers, sharing the work and the daily routine. We want volunteers to feel as comfortable as possible. We hope to exchange some knowledge, with the possibility of experimenting in different activities, which you are interested in and can contribute your best.

    We usually organize the day in this way:

    7 am - We serve breakfast and we talk about the activities for the day
    8 am - We start with the activities
    12: 30 am - We serve lunch (mostly vegetarian)
    In the afternoon, you have time to rest, visit some places and do what you want. Also we can offer extra activities.
    Sometimes during sunset, we do some garden activities.
    At night, volunteers cook in their kitchen with wood fire, you will have all you need for delicious food.

    This schedule changes depending on the weather and the type of job.

    About language we don't have any problems. We are very patient to communicate, and if you want to learn spanish we are glad to help.

    Other info:

    Our source of energy comes from solar panels, we really like alternative energies.
    On Sundays, we go to Rocha to sell plants, trees, vegetables and craft.
    We have one dog and two cat s. Both are very nice.
    We harvest honey from our bees.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de crianças/atividades criativas
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Cuidar de animais

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    For us this adventure is from the begining a exchange in many ways.
    We are sure that in both ways there will be many learnings.
    We can say that here you will be able to experiment with building, gardening (this is a whole item, many activities inside), horses, ect.
    Living here is a lerning, many thing are diferents, alternative way of living the daily

  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.

  • Ajuda


    Volunteers will be able to work :
    - Biocontruccion
    - Organic garden
    - Tree care
    - Work with horse

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Espanhol: Fluente
    Português: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    We have a litlle cabin inside the forest.

    There is nice shadow from big trees, so you will be protected from weather.

    There are a fire pleace to cook and hit water to take shower.

    The toilet is a comon drytoilet, where we make compost.

    We like voluntier feel this plase like own.

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    Rochas is 200 km from Montevideo, capital of Uruguay. Our place is 20 km from Rocha.
    We can go pick up you if we coordinate this with time. Then you can take a taxi is about U$S 20 or hitch-hike (is secure here)

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    Horas previstas

    4-5 hours- 5 days (max 25 hours/week)

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 364949495481