Farm Amealco, Mexico

5.0
(3 reviews)3

Help animals and learn about sustainable farm-living in Mexico

Help a sustainable project
This host contributes to building a better and more sustainable future for all!
Connect with nature
2 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Expand your environmental consciousness
2 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

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Building & Repairing
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.

Additional fee required

This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of Worldpackers’ annual plans.

Amount

US$ 10

Per day

Fee pays for

  • Donation to project

Description

We are a small non profit funded through donations and personal savings. For this reason we require a small donation to cover basic essentials which are provided during your stay; electricity, WIFI and clean drinking water. A donation of 10 USD per day will cover all these facilities during your day. Your help saves lives. Thanks for your cooperation 🙌🏻

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What you get

2

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.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
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Verified Host
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Availability

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Stay at least
1 week

The Experience

Hi everybody. Thanks for reading my profile. My name is Ryan. I am a plant-based activist. Love animals. Trying to live as simply and peacefully as I can. My eco-project is a small no-cage no-kill animal sanctuary. I pretty live off the grid in a sustainable way in a little farm outside city of Mexico. I founded .and run an animal sanctuary where I rescue and rehab abused Animals. Today more than 100 abused and neglected animals live here.

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Requirements

  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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3 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Farm

3.5

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

  • 2 Get in touch with nature
  • 2 Developing environmental awareness
  • 2 Creating true social impact
  • 2 Practicing English
  • 1 Developing social awareness
  • 1 Learning about sustainability

France

5

Ryan is doing an amazing job taking care of all the cats and dogs he rescued. He's dedicated for them and you can truly see it spending time with him in his farm. The animals are well-treated and receive a lot of love and care. All the projects he wants to develop in the new place he will go soon are very interesting and have a real changing impact. If you love taking care of animals and be in touch with nature, this volunteering is made for you!

over 2 years ago

France

5

To the next volunteer: get ready to have a one of a kind experience. Stepping in the farm you ll get what caring for dogs and cats is. Ryan is the kind of person that our current world needs urgently. Not anybody would have the strength to save and shelter a great number of dogs, cats (and soon cows and piggs) by their own. As a volunteer it s been a crazy experience to be around dogs all day long. You ll get to feed them, clean after them and most surely to have some merited kiss and caress time. Enjoy your stay at Ryan s☀️☀️☀️

over 2 years ago

Australia

5

The farm Shephard was an amazing and eye opening experience, learning about the operations of an the farm shelter for dogs and cats. Ryan is environmentally aware and aims to have his farm off grid, so along with taking care of cats and dogs, volunteers are encouraged to contribute/help with environmental projects. Be prepared to get your hands (and body) dirty, so bring outdoor clothes and good pair of shoes/boots! I helped construct a biodegradeable compost area along with an undercover dog shelter. Other duties included fixing the fenceline and moving soil to fill in eroded areas of the yard.

almost 3 years ago

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Response Rate
This host usually answers to 80% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 2 days
4 published videos
This host has 4 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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