Let's save the bees
- Accommodation and food: 130.00 US Dollar
- Transportation: 100.00 US Dollar
- Activities: 100.00 US Dollar
- Hosting organisation support: 0 US Dollar
Description: As a group, we are going to travel to the Reserve where the workcamp will take place, located in the Chiriboga town, 50 km away from Quito.The aim of the project is 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.
Type of Work: 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.
Accommodation: 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.
Language: Spanish, english
Requirements: This project requires to work with agricultural tools like machetes, hoes, shovels. Be close to animals, insects, soil and get dirty.
Approximate Location: We will wait for you at the Fundacion´s house in Quito, Ecuador and travel to the Reserve where the workcamp will take part, located in the Chiriboga town, 50 km away from Quito.