Calling all Volunteers – Farm, Community, Environment and Pastries!

Core mission of Playa Viva is to “Create Meaningful Community.” ¬†Volunteers are becoming a larger and larger part of the Playa Viva community. We currently are at maximum capacity with 6 volunteers spending most of this fall with us. ¬†Where do volunteers come from, how do they find us, what do they do and what…

A Little Bit Helps Make a HUGE Difference in Small Communities

This blog post submitted by Debbie Greenberg – Volunteer at Playa Viva A day at the kindergarten (March 13, 2014). The parents at the local kindergarten in Juluchuca, Mexico have been working to renew the facilities, seeking funds from different sources to re-build the gate and the fence, paint the classroom and fix the leaking…

Journey into a Community – WWOOFer/Nurse/Traveler/Organizer

This blog post contributed by Malene Jakobsen. The ocean, nature, wildlife, mouthwatering food, friendship, insight in the Juluchucan way of life and a sense of being genuinely welcome and part of Playa Viva and the local community. These are just a few of the great experiences that I will take home with me after having…