Cotacachi – Otavalo
Por Destino
2 days
By duration
Short Term Volunteering
By interest

Background: Rural communities are more and more affected by problems due to garbage. Besides other factors this is due to a lack of knowledge on how to handle, classify and recycle different kinds of garbage. Another problem is the lack of garbage cans in strategic locations.

Specific Activities: demonstrations on how to handle and recycle garbage, collection – classification – and recycling of garbage together with the whole community, construction of garbage cans with local/recycled materials.

Minimum Duration: 2 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, rubber gloves.

Optional: educational materials on garbage recycling (if possible in Spanish)

Costs are between 15-25 USD per day and participant, depending on length of stay and number of participants.Please ask us for an exact costing.

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