Discover organic agriculture and permaculture in Ecuador !


The Exchange

We are really interested in people who have knowledges in organic agriculture, permaculture, bioconstruction, alternative construction and seed’s collect. If you want to take part of this project and learn more about CINCA Ecuador, we invite you to join our team, you are all welcome. Mountains and volcanoes surround the farm, so you can visit and enjoy the atmosphere. https://cincaec.org


What you offer

6 hours of help per day

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

2 days 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.

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.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Permaculture Course: Take part in our Permaculture course for free.

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


Requirements

Fluent Spanish

Over 18 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Activities each day :
Each day, volunteers work in different projects in the farm. Some of the activities that volunteers can realize are:
- Team meeting to plan the week
- Preparing culture bed
- Doing vegetative cover with pasture grass
- Sowing
- Weeding
- Putting Bokashi
- Preparing bioferments
- Collecting seeds
- Harvesting
- Selling vegetables boxes
- Working on constructions: renovation of houses or objects creation with recycled materials.
All the volunteers are invited to propose new projects and work on their development.


Rules

Work schedules :
Volunteers who work in the farm, work six hours a day and five days a week, from Monday to Friday. Each weekend, one of the volunteers takes care of the farm: keep the farm, take care of the animals and water cultures. A rotation system defines who will stay in the farm. The volunteer in charge of the farm can have a day off the next week.