Intern for the Permaculture Water Revolution Project Bolivia
We are looking for interns for the Mizque water revolution project. It’s suitable for: civil engineering; biology; sustainability agriculture; forestry; Permaculture and related fields. Join us as we seek to mimic the fantastic results of the India Water Revolution run by the Paani Foundation. This initiative saw over 1000 villages solve their drinking water issues while also significantly increasing agricultural production while reducing production costs.
Permaculture Retreat Center
Our only qualification is a respectful attitude that is eager to help, learn, and gain more experience relating to Permaculture.
Dates of program:
Duration of program:
1 month or more
We host all ages.
US$450 per month including meals and accommodation on a Permaculture farm.
Who is certifying the internship? The local government of Mizque with more than 5 technical engineers in the areas of civil engineering, water, earth works and agronomy.
"I spent a month volunteering in Mizque as part of the water project. I was given the task to develop a non-electrical syphon pump using readily available materials. Simon and Jessica were fully supportive of the project. They funded all parts required and readily supported any planned experimentation work required. I was able to work with local farmers and the local government Engineer to spread understanding on the technology being developed. While living on the farm we had amazing meals from organic produce prepared and eaten as a group. On the days off we could explore the surrounding areas of Mizque. Endless waterfall, cannoning, mountain biking over historic bridges. Also, able to go to community organised events and festivals. A really remarkable experience, highly recommended."- Patrick Burns
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