Volunteer on an organic farm in the Ecuadorian Amazon

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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 โ€˜El Reencuentroโ€™ 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? ๐Ÿก

Private/Individual/family

What are you looking for help with?
  • Animal keeping ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿด
  • Farming/Gardening ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ„

What’s the mission of your community? ๐ŸŽฏ

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? ๐ŸŽŽ
  • A couple of volunteers
When would you need volunteers? ๐Ÿ“…
  • All year long
How many hours of help per day? โฑ
  • 6 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week? ๐ŸŒ’
  • 5 days per week – 2 days off
Note about the volunteer work and other expectations ๐Ÿ“

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? ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿœ

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide? ๐Ÿ•
  • Private Room ๐Ÿ”‘
  • Private room for a couple ๐ŸŽŽ
Diet – nutrition information ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿฅค

A diet as you wish is possible in consultation

Fees transparency ๐Ÿ†“๐Ÿ”

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? ๐Ÿ›‚

No! we cannot help with Visa/invitation letters – similar requests will be ignored. โŒ

Volunteers’ benefits ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ…
  • Training in organic/agroforestry production.
  • Elaboration of Bรญo Fertilizersm and crop management.
  • Cultural exchange and tours in the region.

What to do in your free time ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿฆ’

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.

Language ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Spanish and English

Geography ๐ŸŒณ

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 โœˆ ๐Ÿ—บ

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? ๐ŸŒ

Yes!


CONTACT DETAILS ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ“ง


Facebook: Finca Agroecologia ElReencuentro
Hostname ๐Ÿ“›Finca El Reencuentro
Host Email โœ‰ tarpunaecuador@gmail.com

 

 


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Author: Voluntouring staff

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