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Agroforestry & Fair Trade Development with Farmers

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

Year-round, Interns arrive on the 1st or 3rd Friday of every month

Qualifications

- Must be 18 and over, with valid passport and health insurance.
- A minimum of basic Spanish (though higher preferred)
- Good physical fitness to participate in hands-on field work
- Interest in indigenous culture, agroforestry, organic farming, and sustainable development

Intern Types

  • Agriculture
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Sustainable Development

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

See website for additional information

Program Fees Include:

Airport pickup, first night´s accommodation, health, safety and cultural orientation to Ecuador, coordinator escort to project site, project orientation by local staff, accommodation in a rustic cabin with cold showers and dry composting toilets, self-serve breakfast and two meals/day prepared by on-site cook, health/safety/cultural orientation, program supervision, and 24 hour staff support.

Fees do not include airfare, insurance, any VISA fees.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Conservation
  • Economic Development
  • Environment
  • Organic Farming
  • Reforestation
  • Small Business Development
  • Tree Planting

Age Range

18 years old and above

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups