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Bio-construction: Water From Humidity Guatemala



Our project, Arbol de Agua (Tree of Water), was designed to collect water from humidity. The intention for this water is to help with reforestation efforts and for the conservation of wildlife. We will be constructing an 11 m high 'tree' made of bamboo that will filter the humidity in the air into water, which will then be funneled to a reservoi […]

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Dates of program:
November 2020 - January 2021

Duration of program:
2 weeks minimum.

Project start date:
16th November 2020

Project end date:
16th January 2021

Application deadline:
3rd January 2021

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes, 18+

US$350 which includes camping in the reserve and 3 meals per day. Volunteers will be responsible for buying their own snacks if they would like to have access to food outside of scheduled meals. Let us know of your dietary preferences: vegan/vegetarian and/or any restrictions/allergies you have.

Other information:
It is required that the volunteers bring their own camping equipment: tent, sleeping mat, and sleeping bag. If you do not have a tent, we can help to organize sharing between the volunteers. Dry toilets and showers will be available on site. During the days off, volunteers can leave the site - 20 mins to walk down the mountain and arrive to town where the bus terminal is located. From there, they can explore the area of Peten, visiting towns such as Santa Elena, Flores, San Miguel, El Remate, all of which are surrounding lake Peten Itza. There is also the possibility to go and see the Mayan ruins of Tikal, Yaxa, Nakun y Naranjo. We will have more information of the transport available and other recommendations while on site.


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