Permaculture project Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Real laboratory on resource-efficient living in the tropics

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This host contributes to building a better and more sustainable future for all!
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Building & Repairing
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
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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.
Basic Internet Access
Basic speed internet for you to work remotely
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Support
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Availability

Feb
Mar
Apr
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Stay at least
30 days

The Experience

We - two environmental activists- are currently setting up two projects on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We are looking for people who want to help us. Our finca (Project Yuyo- Spanish for weed) is located in the core of an environmentally important corridor. We need all the help we can get with maintenance and to reach self-sufficiency by permaculture and agroforestry. We also want to build up a foundation to guard a piece of jungle here.

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Requirements

  • Beginner English
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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About the host

Hosted by Stefan/Jule

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