About the local hosting organizationICYE Colombia
About the volunteer workWork and be willing to learn about field work. Work in social projects in the communities of Tena, such as schools, kindergardens, the mayor's office, nursing homes and programs of ecotourism. This Project offers the oportunity of been involved with agricultural work, interaction between nature and humans, support of farmers, and stress therapy. Its aims: - Promote and teach farm work. - Stress therapy through agricultural work. - Get to know the problems of Colombian farmers. - Show interested persons the process of coffee production. Main Activities Prepare the ground for seeding. Seed different plants as yuca, coffee, platano. Fertilize the plants. Clean the beds of the plants. Harvest vegetables, fruits and beans. Process of selection. Smoke products.
Local accommodationLiving in the project, where a room and board will be provided.
About the project locationTena is a small community in Cundinamarca with about 7000 inhabitants. It is 66 km away from the capital BogotÝ¡, owns the biggest water reservation in the province of Tequendama and is surrounded by beautiful primeval and cloud forests.
Extra info about the projectMinimum stay is 4 weeks, maximum is 16 weeks. Fee of 370 € is for 4 weeks; each additional week is 75 €. Placement on this project is individual. Open all year, arrival date is free.