Cotacachi – Otavalo
Por Destino
over 7 days
By duration
Long Term Volunteering
By interest
Moderate – Easy
Nivel Físico

Background: The communal agro-enterprise Sumak Micuy works under the principles of fair trade and organic farming. Sumak Micuy specializes in the processing of products like golden berry (Physalis peruviana), blackberry, tamarillo, chilli peppers, etc. Through the processing, value is added to the final products, which are then sold at fair prices.

Specific Activities: field trips to farmers, selection and classification of raw materials, packaging, help in the distribution of end products, support in the areas of marketing and commercialization.

Minimum Duration: 15 days

Accommodation with a host family, full board, introduction and full training for your work, certificate of  participation, discounts on tours with Runa Tupari (10-50%, depending on tours and dates)

Recommended: work clothes that may get dirty

Programme costs are between 13-18 USD per day, depending on length of stay and number of participants.

Please ask us for an exact costing.

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