Co-Giving | Impact | MAYSEA Movement

Co-giving | A community of giving

Co-giving is a contagious mission to unlock human potential. When we give, we give together.
Co-giving Trips are a combination of community immersion, heart-warming collaborations, breathtaking moments, and strengthening experiences. This is where you will see first hand what it is like to be on the ground immersed in the culture of another community lifestyle and everyday lives of real people around the globe. This is an opportunity to exist in days full of timeless giving and change lives through emotions and education one smile, one tear, one laugh at a time.

Video from last Co-Give Impact Trip: https://vimeo.com/361684859

WHEN?
*Weekly
January 30 - February 3
February 13 - February 17
February 27 - March 2
March 12 - March 16
March 26 - March 30
April 2 - April 6

30 - Day Monthly Living is also arranged within these dates. Below is more information on monthly.

Why do we believe in the Impact of Gathering?

We believe that sustainable change happens when an internal passion and capacity is aligned with a real need. While we are focused on the power of the pen, we are also dedicated to creating clean and comfortable environments for children to learn and teachers to teach.

WHY? Because there is a high-powered art in where people gather that creates a human-centered approach to help everyone create meaningful, memorable experiences, large and small, for work and for play. In order to create artistic gathering spaces, we equip the community with resources to enhance daily activities with the resources needed to encourage growth

SHORT Term:

$1100 5 Days / 4 nights
$1250 6 days / 5 nights
$1400 7 days / 6 nights

Includes:
- Shared accommodation with other impact nomads
- Optional yoga every morning
- Nicaraguan style breakfast
- Dinner inspired by heart to heart conversations
- Local lunch during project visits
- Resources for our Nicaraguan team members and community
- Guided translator and local tour guide
- Airport pickup: Managua to San Juan del Sur
- Local transport to the project in Cangrejo Village
- Horseback riding into the jungle
- One-day surf board rental
- Sustainable branded notebook + t-shirt 
- 3 visits to the MAYSEA project sites
- Access to the Impact Nomad Community Space
- 20% direct donation to MAYSEA Movement
- Life-changing cultural perspectives to take home with you
- Photographer to document the venture

Does not include:
- Airfare
- Additional activities
- Additional drinks and added nights etc.
- Additional inclusive days $150 / day
- Additional day for pre-arranged sailing $90 / person

A rough outline of the daily during weekly Co-Giving Trips:

7:30AM - 8:30AM Optional Sunrise Yoga and/or surf

8:30AM - 9:30AM Breakfast

9:30:00 AM - 11:00AM Travel Cangrejo Village

111:00AM - 4:30PM Project Visits

4:30PM - 5:30PM Travel back to San Juan Del Sur

6:00PM - 8:00PM Sunset Surf / Co-Work / Free Time

8:00 PM - 10:00PM Community Dinner inspired by local foods and good conversation

***The Co-Live&Give Monthly Impact is more flexible and is arranged per people's capacity

Interested in staying for one month?

30 Days of Co-live, Co-give, Co-work: $2,775

  • Shared accommodation with other impact nomads
  • Optional yoga morning during Co-Giving Impact Trips
  • Nicaraguan style breakfast during Co-Giving Impact Trips
  • Community dinners only during co-giving dates
  • Local lunch during project visits
  • Resource contribution for our Nicaraguan team members and community
  • Guided translator
  • Airport pickup pending the date / time: Managua to San Juan del Sur (needs to be prearranged)
  • Local transport to the project site, from Playa Maderas to Cangrejo Village
  • Horseback riding into the jungle
  • X2 days of surfboard rental
  • Sustainable branded gear
  • Multiple visits to MAYSEA Project sites
  • Access to the Impact Nomad Community Space
  • 20% direct donation to MAYSEA Movement
  • Life-changing cultural perspectives to take home with you
  • Co-living, co-giving, co-working with other volunteers
  • Being a part of roughly x2 Co-Giving Trips and meeting other international like-minded individuals
  • Wi-Fi and open space to co-work
  • Surf every damn day
  • Community Development with the locals

2020 Co-Giving Project Goals

This is why we need your help!

  1. School Restoration
  2. Clean Water Well Systems
  3. Utilizing Land for Agricultural
  4. Writing Workshops
  5. See the Sea: Surf Therapy Program

Why volunteer?
Our volunteers work with the locals in the community of Cangrejo in a diverse setting have all perspectives come together in hopes of its high efficiency. Our projects need help from outside the local community because to act together to achieve a shared purpose is what strengthens and motivates us all on a human level.

Still have questions?

Let's chat!

Can your entire location be booked out for a team retreat?: Yes
Total capacity (number of people): 11
Maximum number of guests in room: 2
About your host: Victoria Lazarou will be your host. She has been traveling to Nicaragua for several years now, co-working, co-living, and co-giving and surfing with both locals and friends. Now, she hosts group trips arranged for people to work, have impact with the local community, surf and be in a cool space.
Amenities:
Team retreat friendly
Surfboard included
Wetsuit included
Free coffee and tea
Surf lessons included
Surf lessons available
Surfboard rental available
Wetsuit rental available
Car rental available
Scooter rental available
Coworking space
Ergonomic office chairs
Private desk(s)
Recording studio
Close to supermarket
Desk supplies (staples, post-it notes, tape, highlighter, etc.)
Standing desk
White board
Projector
International power adapter(s)
Community events
Community workshops
(Communal) kitchen
Community meals
Community activities (E.g. Weekend adventures, group surfs, beach cleanups, movie nights)
Essentials (Towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper)
Air conditioning
Dryer
Washer
Free parking
Locker
Patio or balcony
Average wifi speed - download: 40
Average wifi speed - upload: 10.0
Work environment: Chill, flexible, quiet except for the monkeys sometimes, good wifi
Community values: Impact with the local community, co-working, co-living, consistent waves, adventuring and community gatherings. That is what we are about. It's as simple as that. This laid-back town has stretches of sea-washed beaches and sounds of Howler monkeys singing nearby. Other features include an outdoor pool, open space for working, local restaurants nearby and a yoga deck with boasting jungle views. Plus, our jungle location is just a 20 minute drive from San Juan del Sur’s town center.
The surf: Very consistent. A lot of variety in the surrounding area. Beginner-Intermediate Friendly.
About the area: A coastal surfing village in souther Nicaragua, Rivas area, about 20 minutes north of San Juan Del Sur, with locals and expats living here to surf, do yoga and chill out. Genuine, welcoming, safe and always up for sunset beers on the beach.
Average monthly living costs (apart from accommodation): 200
Getting here: Managua, Nica or Liberia, Costa Rica. Transportation will be arranged from Managua to San Juan Del Sur pending arrival date

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