Coffee Farm Voluntary Work in in La Mesa, Colombia

Company : A Broader View Volunteers Corps
Activity: Community Volunteer Projects
Country: Colombia
Duration: 2 weeks to 2 months
Approx Costs: 750 to 1750 $ Dollars (US)

La Mesa, Cundinamarca is one of the main Colombian coffee producer that belong to the Tequendama Region in Colombia with more than 1000 small coffee farms associated in small groups of families and managed mainly by organised women.  

It has developed and implemented policies and quality standards, based on knowledge that helps to regulate, control, educate and assess the farms and farmers to achieve good quality coffee beans in order to position and place the production of coffee brands National and Internationally. Colombian coffee is 100 % washed Arabica, making Colombia the largest producer of quality coffee in the world.

Farmers now days are struggling a lot to find human resources to work in their farms. This is the main income for small farmers and they cannot afford big investments. That is why the help of volunteers is so important for them. Volunteer with us and you will have the opportunity to work in different farms. We require volunteers to help and to be involved in all areas of the coffee production. From cleaning trails, nursery preparation, sowing, harvesting, planting, washing, drying, packaging.

 

Overview

  • Project Length: From 2 week to 8 weeks
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Proficiency in Spanish or Spanish Immersion Lessons
  • Age Limits: Minimum 18 yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 17 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid 

 

What is Included

  • Accommodation: Host Family
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Arrival: Airport meet and greet by ABV Staff
  • Orientation: Project Overview On-Site
  • Support: Pre-trip written guide, In-country ABV staff available 24/7
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

 

Not Included

  • Flights to Colombia. Entry Visa.Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation.Travel Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

 

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