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Permaculture project Santa Clara del Cobre, Mexico

8 reviews8

Proyecto de reforestación/ Reforestation project

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This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Connect with nature
4 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Expand your environmental consciousness
4 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
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.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. 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

El vivero forestal es un proyecto de reforestación en el que nos dedicamos a la producción, transporte, plantación y monitoreo de diferentes especies de árboles forestales. Nuestro propósito es proteger el ecosistema, preservar su biodiversidad y su microclima. Así hemos logrado plantar más de 10 millones de árboles desde 1993 gracias a la colaboración con la Fundación "Forests For Monarchs" y a los voluntarios. *SMS para checar fechas !!!

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Additional Fee Required

Por cada uso de la maquina para lavar ropa pedimos una cooperación minima de $10 mxn. Pedimos que las habitaciones se entreguen limpias, que se laven las sabanas de la cama y la toalla del baño, en cazo de que no alcancen se les cobra $20 mxn por lavar eso por cada voluntario.


  • Fluent Spanish or Fluent English
  • Between 18 and 37 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
1 week
Stay up to
1 month

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8 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Permaculture project


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

4 Developing environmental awareness

4 Get in touch with nature

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Immersing in the local culture



If you're looking for environment project and get in touch with nature this is the best option. Maia, Val and Max are amazing people, I felt like home, I spent a really good time there.

about 1 year ago

United Kingdom


Maia & Max are two beautiful souls doing incredible and admirable work. I instantly felt a connection with them from the moment they picked me up and am extremely grateful to have met them. The work was fun, varied and well structured. I had a great time learning, being of service as well as giving back to nature. Thank you for a wonderful first experience volunteering and I hope to come back again in the future!

about 1 year ago

United States


The work was diverse and touched upon the whole lifecycle of the pine tree. We collected seeds from a fallen pine tree, we planted seeds, we learned how to make fertilizer, we weeded, and, well, we got dirty.

The land is a vast and incredible place with tons to do/see. There’s dogs, ostriches, and horses; ping pong and a gym and a beautiful kitchen; and a beautiful lake and nearby cities just a bus ride away.

I love and appreciate Maia and Max for what they’re doing and I recommend this experience to anyone looking to learn and laugh and work hard. I look forward to going back :—)

about 1 year ago



Una experiencia simplemente increíble!! Maia y Max son unos anfitriones excepcionales, las actividades estuvieron organizadas y diversas para evitar la monotonía, los alrededores son hermosos. Fue simplemente bellísimo trabajar con la naturaleza, con tan bonita vibra que tiene Maia y su pasión con el proyecto.

about 1 year ago



El haber vivido esta experiencia fue muy gratificante, las instalaciones son hermosas, rodeadas de arboles y animales, el trabajo era puntual cumpliendo los tiempos establecidos, la labor realizada con el proyecto de reforestacion me acerco mucho al medío ambiente y la problemática de los monocultivos, una labor que ciertas ocasiones requiere un poco de sudor pero que tu estancia en este lugar lo vale. Tuvimos la fortuna de interactuar con gente local, conocer bonitos lugares y comida deliciosa. Max, Maia y Vale son geniales, la pasamos chido, espero poder verlos pronto acá o en Colombia.

about 1 year ago

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