Comunidad Connect: Cultural Connections Trip- Winter

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Program Description

Live, work, and volunteer deep in the coffee-growing region of Nicaragua. Learn about Comunidad Connect and our work in sustainable community development by participating in it first-hand!

Itinerary:

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017:
PM: Arrival, check-in, and orientation

Sunday
AM: Travel to Los Robles, Jinotega, where the group will stay at Finca El Peten, an organic coffee farm overlooking a pristine mountain lake.
PM: Tour the coffee farm and the mill at Finca El Peten. Learn about Comunidad Connect projects.

Monday
AM: Participate in the local coffee harvest alongside farmers, seasonal pickets, and millers.
PM: Volunteer with Comunidad Connect building improved stoves or ovens, whitewashing walls, or building cement floors with rural residents. These projects are meant to prevent respiratory and contagious diseases.

Tuesday
AM: Continue with volunteer building projects in the community.
PM: Travel to a model organic coffee farm with some of the best coffee around, to join the owner on a farm tour and discussion. Coffee cupping (or tasting) at a fair trade coffee cooperative.

Wednesday
AM: Continue with volunteer building projects in the community.
PM: Take a light hike to a waterfall or enjoy a cup of coffee and a spectacular view.

Read the week-long itinerary with the link to our website!

Highlights

Week-long adventure in Nicaragua
Life changing experience
Learn from and understand a new culture
Broaden your view of the world
Work on projects alongside local community members
Make lifelong friends and connections

Qualifications

18 years or older
For more information please send us an inquiry.

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

Includes food, accommodation with double occupancy, all in-country transport volunteer project tools and materials, and guide. Airfare, insurance, and $10 entry visa not included. Single occupancy available for additional cost.

Program Locations

Jinotega, Nicaragua

Granada, Nicaragua

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Program Details

Provider:
Comunidad Connect
Locations:
  • Nicaragua: Jinotega
  • Nicaragua: Granada
Terms:
Winter
Program Duration:
1-2 weeks
Languages:
English, Spanish
Participants:
Worldwide
Cost:
$1295 , 30% is tax deductible!

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