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Mexico Mexico: BRIHER SUSTAINABLE FARMS (NEW AGE 01/2021)

Dates

01/02/2021   -   31/12/2021

Feedback from 5 volunteers

Tags

Environmental
Social
Educational

Fee

USD 400 i Fee is paid in two installments:

USD 400 to be paid now.
MXP 190 is to be paid after acceptance.

Note: Total fee can vary depending on bank rates.
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Details on the project

Age
18 - 28
Max number of volunteers
10
Still room for
5 Male + 5 Female
Languages spoken
Spanish, English
Nearest terminal
HIDALGO
Meeting point
The meeting point according to previous agreement.

Work

8729; Activities of manufacture of agro-technologies, qualification of free zones of organic cultivation, reforestation, qualification areas of training, manufacture and installation of cattle ships in small and medium species, investigation of regional historical events, identification of zones of ecological recovery and alternative tourist attractions will be made. 8729; Constant coexistence for instruction, training, dialogue, cultural education and recreation with small producers and city consumers for orientation and participation in conservation and regeneration of endemic ecosystems.

Accomodation and food

Accommodation will be with families from the community or at the Center for Agricultural Technology Development which has rooms with independent bathrooms and full services. Volunteers will clean their room and will have laundry facilities. The supplies will be paid by the volunteers.The food will be provided by the project and prepared in several occasions elaborated by the volunteers under an organizing plan. There will be an outdoor kitchen and another kitchenette for training events.

Location and leisure

Maravillas, Hidalgo, the municipality of Nopala de Villagran. It is 2.5 hours from Mexico City by bus. You will be able to carry out recreational activities within the facilities of the Center of Agricultural Technological Development or tours to magical towns of Huichapan and Tecozautla, different archaeological zones and thermal water spas, archeological sites (Tula), natural areas, sports events of different categories from charreria to extreme sports fishing with hook, hiking, visits to dams or lakes.

Project hosted by

The project is being developed in cooperation with the Municipality of Nopala de Villagran, VIMEX A.C, Centro de Capacitacion y Desarrollo Tecnologico Agropecuario CUTHEJE, and Granjas Sustentables BRIHER, which is an independent organization, with the purpose of developing organic and sustainable agricultural production companies for high and medium marginalized communities located within a 7.5 km radius of the training facilities. It is a space for initiation, growth, appreciation and training activities in the areas of agricultural, livestock and tourism education with recovery and conservation of the endemic natural environment.

Meeting point

The meeting point according to previous agreement.

Additional comments

20 days , 190 euros; 3 months, 300 euros; 6 months, 450 euros .

Requirements

Willingness to work in team, as well as dedication, responsibility, and availability to work with children and teenagers. Bring your own life insurance. Bring clothes according to the activities.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production
Mexico Mexico: MEXICO - Sea Turtles Conservation XII (VIVE21.22.01)

Dates

12/01/2022   -   24/01/2022

Feedback from 24 volunteers

Tags

Environmental

Fee

USD 750 i Fee is paid in two installments:

USD 400 to be paid now.
EUR 310 is to be paid after acceptance.

Note: Total fee can vary depending on bank rates.
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Details on the project

Age
18 - 99
Max number of volunteers
20
Still room for
8 Male + 8 Female
Languages spoken
English
Vegetarian food
Yes
Nearest terminal
La Peñita de Jaltemba, Nayarit.
Meeting point
 
Wi-Fi
Yes

Work

The volunteers will be working at night from 20:00 to 08:00, four days per week with an average of thirty hours. Depending on the number of turtles that come ashore, two teams might be formed among the volunteers. In this way, each group will be taking turns, working one night and taking the next night off for recovery. In addition, the weekends are also spared for resting. Some of the activities to be performed are:

  1. Finding adult turtles and collect their eggs.
  2. Moving the eggs to a protected place called Vivero.
  3. Releasing newborn baby turtles into the sea.
  4. Patrolling the beaches at night.
  5. Making some reconstruction in the most important turtle camps of the region.
    If you love nature, want to have a great time by the beautiful beaches, at the same time enjoying all the amenities of a hotel and witnessing the magical spectacle of natural miracles that has been reoccurring since millions of years... then this project is for you!

Accomodation and food

Volunteers will be hosted in a hotel in a shared room with all facilities at their disposal namely, private bathroom, hot water, swimming pool, WIFI, and air conditioning.

Location and leisure

Rincon de Guayabitos, also known as Guayabitos, is a beach town located in the astonishing Sierra Madre Occidental, in the state of Nayarit and bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to the cities of Tepic, Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta.
Riviera Nayarit is emerging as one of the most attractive and magic destinations of Mexico. The area extends approximately 300 kilometers along the coast, integrated by mountainous jungle and facing coastal islands. For those seeking a more rural and rustic experience with magic beach towns in Mexico, the Riviera has a massive open space for everyone along the Nayarit coast, also, for those who want to relax there are also quiet beaches and there are other beaches with heavy waves for surfers.
Read more: http://www.puertovallarta.net/fast_facts/magical-puerto-vallarta.php

Project hosted by

Vive Mexico has been organizing this workcamp regularly in Rincon de Guayabitos, Nayarit since 2014. The main achievement of the project is to protect the sea turtles with the help of volunteers who will be cooperating with a team of biologists. Up to now, the project has been quite successful and has reached extraordinary results. Participating in sea turtle conservation is a great opportunity to discover the rather charming life of sea turtles.

Additional comments

IMPORTANT: Due to the situation that still exists on COVID-19 we would like to remind you of the security measures that will be taken during the workcamp.

  • Each volunteer will have their face mask (that each one will bring to the camp) which will be used in the areas indicated by the health protocols, that is for example at a public space.
  • The healthy distance will be practiced respecting in public places and only excepting people from the work team.
    -And volunteer will pay attention and respect the additional instructions that the coordinator of the workcamp have implement regarding preventive protocols against COVID-19.
    Please remember that these measures are as much to protect others as they are to protect us.
    We invite volunteers to review in the same way the travel requirements to go to Mexico on the following website:
    https://www.traveloffpath.com/mexico-covid-19-entry-requirements-for-travelers/
Mexico Mexico: MEXICO - Sea Turtles Conservation XIII (VIVE21.22.02)

Dates

26/01/2022   -   07/02/2022

Feedback from 24 volunteers

Tags

Environmental

Fee

USD 750 i Fee is paid in two installments:

USD 400 to be paid now.
EUR 310 is to be paid after acceptance.

Note: Total fee can vary depending on bank rates.
Close

Details on the project

Age
18 - 99
Max number of volunteers
20
Still room for
7 Male + 7 Female
Languages spoken
English
Vegetarian food
Yes
Nearest terminal
La Peñita de Jaltemba, Nayarit.
Meeting point
 
Wi-Fi
Yes

Work

The volunteers will be working at night from 20:00 to 08:00, four days per week with an average of thirty hours. Depending on the number of turtles that come ashore, two teams might be formed among the volunteers. In this way, each group will be taking turns, working one night and taking the next night off for recovery. In addition, the weekends are also spared for resting. Some of the activities to be performed are:

  1. Finding adult turtles and collect their eggs.
  2. Moving the eggs to a protected place called Vivero.
  3. Releasing newborn baby turtles into the sea.
  4. Patrolling the beaches at night.
  5. Making some reconstruction in the most important turtle camps of the region.
    If you love nature, want to have a great time by the beautiful beaches, at the same time enjoying all the amenities of a hotel and witnessing the magical spectacle of natural miracles that has been reoccurring since millions of years... then this project is for you!

Accomodation and food

Volunteers will be hosted in a hotel in a shared room with all facilities at their disposal namely, private bathroom, hot water, swimming pool, WIFI, and air conditioning.

Location and leisure

Rincon de Guayabitos, also known as Guayabitos, is a beach town located in the astonishing Sierra Madre Occidental, in the state of Nayarit and bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to the cities of Tepic, Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta.
Riviera Nayarit is emerging as one of the most attractive and magic destinations of Mexico. The area extends approximately 300 kilometers along the coast, integrated by mountainous jungle and facing coastal islands. For those seeking a more rural and rustic experience with magic beach towns in Mexico, the Riviera has a massive open space for everyone along the Nayarit coast, also, for those who want to relax there are also quiet beaches and there are other beaches with heavy waves for surfers.
Read more: http://www.puertovallarta.net/fast_facts/magical-puerto-vallarta.php

Project hosted by

Vive Mexico has been organizing this workcamp regularly in Rincon de Guayabitos, Nayarit since 2014. The main achievement of the project is to protect the sea turtles with the help of volunteers who will be cooperating with a team of biologists. Up to now, the project has been quite successful and has reached extraordinary results. Participating in sea turtle conservation is a great opportunity to discover the rather charming life of sea turtles.

Additional comments

IMPORTANT: Due to the situation that still exists on COVID-19 we would like to remind you of the security measures that will be taken during the workcamp.

  • Each volunteer will have their face mask (that each one will bring to the camp) which will be used in the areas indicated by the health protocols, that is for example at a public space.
  • The healthy distance will be practiced respecting in public places and only excepting people from the work team.
    -And volunteer will pay attention and respect the additional instructions that the coordinator of the workcamp have implement regarding preventive protocols against COVID-19.
    Please remember that these measures are as much to protect others as they are to protect us.
    We invite volunteers to review in the same way the travel requirements to go to Mexico on the following website:
    https://www.traveloffpath.com/mexico-covid-19-entry-requirements-for-travelers/