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EC-CHI 10.1 ECUADOR Chiriboga Environment 15/07/2018 28/07/2018

Camp code:

EC-CHI 10.1

Country:

Ecuador

Start Date:

15 Jul 2018

End Date:

28 Jul 2018

Topic:

10: Environment protection

Options:

Mixed Age Camp

Work Types:

Environment

International age:

18 - 99

National age:

16 - 99

Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country:

330.00 US Dollar

Purpose of extra costs:

The fee will be spend in food, accommodation of the volunteers, tools, and maintenance of the Reserve of the Chiriboga project.

Required Language:

Spanish

Spoken Language:

English

Description: The Chiriboga project is located 50.5km southwest of Quito, at Chiriboga town. Reforestation and other forms of ecological work are the activities in the project. The placement is only carried out in groups and requires a minimum of 6 and up to 12 volunteers. The Foundation Proyecto Ecológico Chiriboga started its work in a place located 50 kms. In the southwest of Quito, in the Chiriboga region, the Foundation protects a Reserve where we made reforestation work and protection of the nature, due to there is flora and fauna in danger extinction. A wonderful variety of birds, mammals like the spectacled bear, cuchuchos, small jaguars, deer, cervicabras, peccaries pigs live in freedom within the premises of Chiriboga Project.

Type of Work: Agriculture; reconstruction; clean paths with machetes; clean trees; milk cows; other tasks in the reserve

Accommodation: Accommodation and food in Quito and in Proyecto Chiriboga is provided at the “houses” of the Foundation Proyecto Ecológico Chiriboga, sharing rooms and toilette with other volunteers. We offer rooms with 2-3 and 4 beds with private bathrooms 3 meals per day. We don't provide towels, soap or shampoo and other hygiene items.

Language: English, spanish

Requirements: Drugs and licour are not allowed. Bring clothes you don’t mind to damag, long pants, t-shirts with long sleeves, mosquito repellent, rubber boots, work gloves, sun block...

Approximate Location: The Chiriboga Project is located in the north of Province of Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas of Ecuador.

Organization Description: Foundation Proyecto Ecológico Chiriboga is a non- governmental and no profit organization, working without any political, religious or racial discrimination, legally constituted by Ministerial Agreement N° 47 of the Environment Ministry of Ecuador –South America The Foundation has managed for more of a decade teaching, social care and environmental projects. Its main objective are: the protection and conservation of the environment, the promotion of the development of the community whose activities are related with the environmental scope and local economy development.