Help preserve the Amazonian forest and its traditions!

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The Exchange

Hello , we are Wili and Isabel, Wili is an amazonian native and Isa is from México, we are developing a project to preserve Haramkbut culture and the amazonian jungle. We live in Shintuya, a small native community of 60 houses next to Madre de Dios river. Working areas: REFORESTATION, NATIVE SPECIES CONSERVATION CONSCIENT TOURISM LIVING NATIVE CULTURE :ART DANCES FOOD TRADITIONS ARCHITECTURE PRACTICE OF TRADITIONAL AMAZONIAN MEDICINE

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Farming: Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

1 day off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Holistic Therapies: You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We really love to welcome people in our home. We ask volunteers to be really open and respectful because is a native community and the culture there is different.
Its a great chance to learn how to live in contact with nature and connect with mother earth.
we are happy to share the knowledge so if you are interested in certain topic please let us know so we can personalize your experience.
Wili was born in the community, he knows all the secrets of the forest, he heritage from his father the knowledge of the traditional medicine and plants such as Toe and Ayahuasca. He is an artist, painter, dancer. He also knows how to built a house using just a machete. Isa is a herbalist and a bioenergetic healer, she is an artist as well So you can learn a lot from us and from the forest itself . we are happy to learn from you too.

Activities & Shift

we wake up really early in the morning because at this time is not so hot, we eat breakfast and then we work for a couple of hours, then we eat lunch and then work for some more time; in the afternoon we have free to , read, make traditional handcrafts with seeds we collect from the forest , visit people from the village to talk and learn from their culture or just relax in the hamock.


since we are located in a native comminity we ask you to act in a respectfull way and be open minded.