Come to the Finca “El Reencuentro” and live an organic farming experience in the Ecuadorian Amazon!
Hello, I am Mayra Arguello. A few years ago I decided on an important change in my life. I went from selling industrialized products to producing organic products, in a sustainable way and in harmony with nature. In addition ‘El Reencuentro’ is a research farm that shares experiences and knowledge with the community of Palora We want to share our learnings in organic agriculture.
What type of host are you? 🏡
What are you looking for help with?
- Animal keeping 🐓🐴
- Farming/Gardening 🌿🐄
What’s the mission of your community? 🎯
Palora is currently the main producer of pitahaya, produced in a conventional manner. Our goal is to share with the community the experiences of organic production. Moving from monocultures to agroforestry production. Volunteers will be a support to keep the project organic. They will also be of help with training with the Palora community.
How many volunteers could you host? 🎎
- A couple of volunteers
When would you need volunteers? 📅
- All year long
How many hours of help per day? ⏱
- 6 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week? 🌒
- 5 days per week – 2 days off
Note about the volunteer work and other expectations 📝
Volunteers who love nature, work with the land, plants and animals. Be very curious, eager to share experiences and enjoy the Ecuadorian jungle
Are accommodation and food included? 🏠🍜
Yes, we offer food and accommodation
What type of accommodation can you provide? 🏕
- Private Room 🔑
- Private room for a couple 🎎
Diet – nutrition information 🥗🥤
A diet as you wish is possible in consultation
Fees transparency 🆓🔍
There is no cost for accommodation and lunch. Breakfast and dinner can be served the same in a kitchen that has housing.
VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters? 🛂
No! we cannot help with Visa/invitation letters – similar requests will be ignored. ❌
Volunteers’ benefits 🏆🏅
- Training in organic/agroforestry production.
- Elaboration of Bío Fertilizersm and crop management.
- Cultural exchange and tours in the region.
What to do in your free time 🚴🚣🦒
You can visit the town of Palora, know rivers, waterfalls, nature reserves, communities of the Amazon and other nearby cities such as Tena; Misagualli, etc.
Spanish and English
Finca El Reencuentro is located in the Ecuadorian Amazon, 5 hours from the capital Quito, and 1 hour from the largest city in the Amazon, Puyo. The Finca is surrounded by Forest, with frequent rains, in a tropical area. We border the Pastaza River and are close to the town of Palora, which provides all the basic services.
How to get to your site ✈ 🗺
From the city of Quito, we can transfer you to Finca El Reencuentro directly, by car, time approx. 5 h. Another way to get there is by a direct bus connection from Quito. If you go by bus you will be picked up in Palora for a transfer for the last part to the Finca. All the roads to reach the destination are in perfect condition.
Is there internet access? 🌐
CONTACT DETAILS 🔍📧
Facebook: Finca Agroecologia ElReencuentro
Hostname 📛Finca El Reencuentro
Host Email ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org
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