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Community Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Ecuador

6 reviews6

Alimentos ArteSanos/ Crafted Healthy products

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
3 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Expand your social consciousness
2 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Perform to entertain guests, children or local communities.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities 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.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Esta persona participara desde los saberes comunitarios junto con lo que se encuentra en las fuentes naturales. Se necesita ayuda en la producción y envasado de alimentos como el yogurt, manjar, helado, leche condensada y conservas. Ademas de prendas y souvenirs y comunicaión digital. This person should be in charge of all the artisan production such as connecting the people with the pottery, producing yogurt, milk delicacy and preserves.

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Additional Fee Required

Debe pagar la prueba del CO-VID (20 $) Must willing to pay 20 $ for the coronavirus test.


  • Between 24 and 56 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
20 days
Stay up to
12 weeks

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6 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




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How this experience will transform you

3 Meeting international travelers

2 Developing social awareness

2 Developing environmental awareness

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Meeting locals

1 Creating true social impact



La mayoría del tiempo del voluntariado estuve en la biblioteca realizando diferentes actividades con los niños, ellos son muy acogedores e increíbles. Maru la anfitriona, es una gran persona, con un hermoso corazón y energía.

about 1 month ago



La experiencia fue de lo mejor, aprendí mucho y me divertí bastante. Maru es una chica sumamente amable y muy linda que siempre está pendiente de los voluntarios. Recomiendo mucho la experiencia en Rancho Don Darío sin dudarlo.

about 2 months ago



Una experiencia increíble en donde pudimos conocer y aprender sobre conciencia social real con una interacción excelente con el entorno, nos sentimos como en casa, pudimos también aprender mucho sobre preparar alimentos nuevos y nuevas formas de generar ingresos.

4 months ago



Simplemente el mejor voluntariado que hemos realizado.
Maru, la anfitriona, es una chica sumamente cálida y atenta a las necesidades de los voluntarios, además de estar siempre abierta a recomendaciones de mejora y organización, todos en rancho don Darío te reciben como en familia. El proyecto de la biblioteca es hermoso y las tareas sencillas pero interesantes.
Realmente recomiendo visitar Rancho Don Darío ♥️♥️♥️ Espero regresar pronto!

4 months ago



En realidad me divertí mucho y aprendí a hacer varias cosas de campo; me gusta mucho el contacto con la naturaleza, así que amé el tiempo que pasé ahí. Mariuxi es una persona muy amable.

6 months ago

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