WORKCAMP- LET’S SAVE THE BEES

WORKCAMP- LET’S SAVE THE BEES

In het kort:

Land
Ecuador
Soort werk
Landbouw, Natuur
Projectduur
3 t/m 18 juli

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Werk

Work: As a volunteer on a workcamp, it is compulsory to work around 20-30 hours per week with the other participants. This project requires to work with agricultural tools like machetes, hoes, shovels. Be close to animals, insects, soil and get dirty. Project description: The group will work on activities on the field on organic agriculture, restoration of soil, organic orchards and bee keeping. The activities include preparing the soil, preparing compost, planting and harvesting. Cleaning paths on the cloudy forest and taking care of farm animals.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

Accommodation: The volunteers will be hosted in shared rooms with shared bathrooms. Three meals per day will be provided. There is no internet connection in the place.

Locatie en vrije tijd

Weather: Nowadays, due to climate change, weather can be unpredictable. We expect to be on summer during the workcamp with temperatures between 20 and 30 °C. Remember the workcamp is located in the cloudy forest, some days it could rain in the afternoon. As a group we are going to travel to the Reserve where the workcamp will take part, located in the Chiriboga town, 50 km away from Quito. Free time: You will be hosted in the middle of the cloudy forest. Afternoons and evenings will be to share with the group, according to the group interests on dynamics, seminars, craft making, playing sports, swimming in the river, taking walks in the forest, riding horses or sharing around a bonfire.

Organisatie

Foundation Proyecto Ecologico Chiriboga, NGO legally constituted by Ministerial Agreement No. 100 of the Ministry of Environment of Ecuador. Aim of the project: To understand how the food we eat in our daily life is produced. To learn about the impact of food production on the environment. To learn new ways of food production through sustainable practices. To learn about the work the bees do and how to help them.

Vereisten

Packing list o Rubber boots. o Insect repellent. o Sunscreen. o Raincoat. o Working gloves. o Light clothes. You do not need to spend a lot of money on clothes, you must bring clothes that can be damaged. It is better to have long pants and long sleeves shirts to protect you from mosquitoes or sun. o Cap or hat. o Towel o Swimming suit. o Personal hygiene products. o Lintern. o Environmentally friendly soap.

Opmerkingen

Electricity It is the same as in the US, 120 v. Generally, you will not need a voltage convertor for your electronic devices. The plugs are A type, be sure you bring a plug adapter if you need one.

Projectnaam

WORKCAMP- LET'S SAVE THE BEES

Projectcode

WFUNPROCH2022

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

3-7-2022

Einddatum

18-7-2022

Leeftijd

18 t/m 70 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

$ 330 (Amerikaanse dollar)

Taal

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Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van $ 330. (Ca. € 309)

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