We are a local initiative, that promotes conservation through practical education in our farm and forest. We are located in the Nature Reserve Cerro Apante in Matagalpa, we develop environmental education as an alternative way to promote participation of children, adolescents and adults; access to information, critical attitude and active engagement in the protection of the environment and the sustainable development of our community.
We have two groups that we are training as environmental leaders and they are getting skills in: English as ESL, organic agriculture, beekeeping, conservation, tour guiding, leadership, alternative construction, art and building a better self-steem for themselves. You can be part of their education too.
We educate a group of children through games and using the outdoors to educate them.
We aim to be the first environmental education centre of our municipality; and awaken interest in the conservation and scientific research of the forest through citizen science; as well as to establish as a place where to have hands-on experiences of contact with nature.
We have a land of 8.5 hectares, where we have built trails for environmental interpretation, we built a small playground with recycled materials; a dining area and resting spaces with hammocks for our visitors.
Prática de idiomas
Ajuda em projetos ambientais
Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
Ajuda em fazenda
Ajuda a cuidar da casa
Ajuda com computadores/internet
We will exchange our experience working with citizen cience, sustainable agriculture, tourism and environmental education. We like a relaxed environment, which allow us to enjoy our work doing what we love to do. Instead of work colleagues or bosses, you will gain many nica friends for life.
Learn about our language, culture and ways of living.
We are looking for volunteers committed to stay with us for a minimum of one month.
Their tasks would go from
- Teaching English
- Teaching skills (art or professions depending on your abilities)
- Working in the farm with our organic production and harvesting.
- Applying city science
- Collecting data and writing reports about the farm, the forest and fauna.
-Walking around the forest area fixing trails
- Helping us with our website
-To collaborate with the cleaning and maintenance of the infrastructure.
-Creating didactic material with information about animals, plants, and the environment in general;
- Receiving and attending visitors
-Planting and taking care of trees, and grown products such as vegetables, herbs and fruits
-Participate on workshops with the locals
-To create articles and audiovisual material for our website and social networks.
- Paint or create murals
We are also looking forward to innovative volunteers, who want to create their own project or research, always related to our main focus.
We prefer to have two volunteers at the same time, so they can divide their time and tasks with each other.
Este anfitrião oferece intercâmbio de idiomas
We have a group of young and fun environmental leaders eager to learn English. Of course you can always practice your spanish with us.
The lodging is planned to be at the Biological Station. We have 2 available tents with mattresses. You will share a bathroom and kitchen. Please bring your own towel.
We will only cover your lodging, but you can always get products from our garden to cook.
We are located in the forest, only 1.2 km from downtown Matagalpa (15 minutes walk).
We are a group of travel experts, we can also advice you wisely for your adventure in Nicaragua. Or you can join some extra activities that we do, like hiking, birdwatching, visiting waterfalls, communities or other cool areas around us.
Acesso à internet
Acesso à internet limitado
Pode hospedar famílias
We are in a farm and we have enough space for a campervan in different areas. Bathrooms and kitchen available
Mais de 2
15 hours/week- no food, 25 hours/week- food
Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.
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