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Nizag Nariz del Diablo

Volunteers will be living with an indigenous Cañarí Tribe called Nizag Community who are made up of direct descendants of the Incas. This community is nestled in the Andes in a valley called Nizag next to the “Nariz del Diablo” or Nose of the Devil canyon made famous by the Devils Nose Train. Nizag is perfect for the volunteer who require little supervision and like initiating their own projects.

Nizag Nariz del Diablo

USD 465 per person

Expected Tasks While Volunteering:

Organic Farming
Taking Care of Animals
Community Work

 

A Typical Day While Volunteering:

The Cañarí people of the Nizag Community are an ancient culture who speak the local language of Quichua natively and Spanish as a second language. Expect to wake up every morning to a fascinating culture that continues the same traditions it practiced during the Inca empire before the Spanish ever arrived.

 

Why This is Important:

By helping these Indigenous Villages rise out of poverty and become more self sufficient we will be reducing the ‘rural exodus’ of poor farm workers into dangerous slums with high unemployment in the big cities like Quito and Guayaquil. It also helps the community create a more environmentally sustainable way of living by encouraging conservation and reducing the reliance on exploiting the natural resources in the environment for money

 

The Volunteer Perfect for this Program:

Intermediate level of Spanish will make your stay in the community much more rewarding.
Is eager to learn about Organic Farming

 

Price :

$465 USD per month
$410 USD three weeks
$350 USD two weeks
$285 USD one week


Price Includes:

* Day 1: Airport pickup and first nights accommodation in Quito

* Day 2: Transfer to orientation in Riobamba / home stay

* Training and Support

* Work Reference / Volunteer Certificate

* Accomodation at volunteer site

*Support goes directly into the local Ecuadorian communities allowing them to develop their projects;

 

Price Does Not Include

*Meals, however food is relatively cheap to buy in the local market, kitchen will  be available for cooking!

*Volunteers also receive discounts on Mountain Climbing and Trekking Expeditions with Ecuador Eco Adventures

Minimum Time Spent Volunteering:
1 week minimum (Maximum 5 Volunteers at a Time)

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  • Departure/Return Location
    Riobamba
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 9:15 AM for a departure at 9:30 AM
  • Return Time
    Approximately 8:30 PM
  • Dress Code
    Warm clothing and layers, hiking boots, headlamp
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Guide
    Meals
  • Not Included
    Transport

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