MESA STEWARD CANDIDATES

Here’s our list of available Steward candidates. This list is updated frequently, so please check back again if you don’t find a candidate match. To see the detailed Steward applications, please login.


Ecuador/quito

Age: 31

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Cut flowers / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Compost, Greenhouses, Organic certification, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Estalin is a farm-skilled MESA alum who is ready for his next training experience in vegetables/cut flowers &/or greenhouse production!

Nigeria

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Field Crops / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Forestry, Machinery, Seed Farm management

 

Nigeria

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vineyard/Winery / Cattle/beef production / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Cover crops, Grass-fed, pasture systems

 

Sierra Leone

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Marketing/Distribution, Retail Marketing, Community & farm education

 

Senegal

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Conversation & habitat restoration

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Alain has been nominated by MESA’s trusted Global Partner NGO in Senegal.

Peru/Callao

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Berries / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Community & farm education, Compost, Culinary herbs, Greenhouses

 

Nigeria

Age: 29 yrs

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: (Select), Agri-tourism, Aquaculture, Compost, Export Markets

 

Nigeria

Age: 30 yrs

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Cover crops, Marketing/Distribution, Wholesale Marketing, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Congo

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / beekeeping

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Forestry, Machinery, Permaculture, Seed Farm management, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture, Community & farm education, Youth & farm education

 

Nigeria

Age: 38 Years

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops (e.g. rice, wheat, cotton) (describe below) / Orchard (e.g. apples, peaches, citrus) (describe below) / Cattle/beef production

Additional Interests: (Select), Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Biological Pest Control, Breeding/insemination, Cover crops, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Machinery, Youth & farm education

 

Nicaragua/ticuantepe

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Research / biointensive method

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Medicinal plants, Permaculture, Soil fertility

 

Trinidad and Tobago

Age: 36

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Other (describe below) / Nursey / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: (Select), Aquaponics, Biodynamic farming, Greenhouses, Permaculture, Urban agriculture

 

Peru/Lima

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Nursery/Green house / Berries

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Marketing/Distribution, Postharvest Processing, Retail Marketing, Value-added products

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available beginning in January 2023

CSA – local markets / fruits & vegetables

Kenya/Kericho

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Cheese-making, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification

 

Ecuador

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Compost, Cover crops, Export Markets, Irrigation

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Angie has been carefully recruited, screened and nominated by a trusted MESA alum in Ecuador.

Ghana

Age: 31

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain / Research

Additional Interests: Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Postharvest Processing, Community & farm education, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Failed visa interview. Anita has been carefully screened and nominated by MESA’s trusted Global partner NGO: REVSODEP-Ghana.

Ghana

Age: 33

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Marketing/Distribution, Organic Distribution, Retail Marketing, Seed Farm management, Community & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Anita comes highly recommended by MESA’s trusted parter NGO in Ghana.

Kenya/Eldoret

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Cattle/beef production

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Irrigation, Marketing/Distribution, Permaculture, Soil fertility

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Kenya

Age: 52

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Cheese-making, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Organic Distribution, Postharvest Processing, Soil fertility, Value-added products

 

Sri Lanka

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Sustainable Supply Chain / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Greenhouses, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Organic certification, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Anuradha has been carefully screened and nominated by the Business and Vocational Information Center (BVIC), MESA’s partner representative in Sri Lanka.

Chile/Temuco

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Research / association of crops

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Community & farm education, Medicinal plants, Organic certification

 

Colombia/tabio

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Sustainable Supply Chain / Vegetables / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Organic certification

 

Malaysia

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Vegetables / Vegetables

Additional Interests:

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Aubrey is a great candidate who has been screened by MESA staff.

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Sustainable Supply Chain / Nursery/Green house / Berries

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Culinary herbs, Export Markets, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Beatrice comes highly recommended by MESA’s trusted parter NGO in Kenya.

Kenya/Karatina

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Community & farm education, Compost

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Accepted for 2020 but cancelled due to pandemic. Re-applying for 2023.

India

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Poultry/egg production / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Cheese-making, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, farm to table solution including the processing of farm produce

 

Ecuador

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Export Markets, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Organic certification

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been carefully screened and nominated by a trusted MESA alum from Ecuador who writes “Bismark is a young professional graduate of the Universidad Agraria del Ecuador, he has been in charge of the family farm and knows rice and maize crops, he also has knowledge of agricultural machinery and irrigation because he works in a company where they sell machinery Agricultural and irrigation equipment.
Bismark also has experience in driving which can be used in a farm where there is agricultural machinery.He is a very hardworking and dedicated young man in the things he performs, he is always willing to learn and likes to give his best in everything he does.”

Uzbekistan

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Organic Distribution, Seed Farm management, Community & farm education

 

Peru/huancayo

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Livestock: other / Poultry/egg production / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Beekeeping, Breeding/insemination

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Chile/valparaiso

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Landscaping/Gardening / Tree Fruits / Soil test, i never had the choice to make a soil test to grow, i only made soil test make houses from bioconstruction with mud.

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Irrigation, Medicinal plants, Urban agriculture

 

Peru

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Vegetables / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Cheese-making, Export Markets, Hydroponics, Value-added products

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Carmen has been carefully screened and nominated by MESA staff in Peru.

Kenya

Age: 31

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making, Greenhouses, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been carefully screened and nominated by G-Biack, MESA’s partner NGO in Kenya.

Peru

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Vegetables / Berries

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Greenhouses, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Soil fertility

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Christian has been recruited and carefully screened by a trusted MESA alum in Peru.

Peru/Iquitos/Iquitos/Iquitos/Iquitos

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture, Youth & farm education

 

Kenya/Mombasa

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Landscaping/Gardening

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Greenhouses, Organic certification

 

Peru

Age: 37

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Culinary herbs, Export Markets, Greenhouses, Postharvest Processing

 

Ghana/OLD TAFO

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Postharvest Processing, Community & farm education

 

Colombia/BogotÃ

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Nursery/Green house / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Forestry, Hydroponics

 

Ghana

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Aquaculture, Compost, Marketing/Distribution, Community & farm education

 

Kenya/Eldoret

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Farm education – Community / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Aquaponics, Beekeeping, Cheese-making, Community & farm education, Export Markets

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Kenya

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Research / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Organic certification, Permaculture, Postharvest Processing

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

David successfully completed MESA’s first level U.S. program in 2014 and is an excellent candidate for the Next Level Program in 2017.

Colombia/BOGOTA

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vineyard/Winery / Farm education – Youth / Farm education – Community

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Compost, Conversation & habitat restoration, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Soil fertility

 

Colombia/San gil/San gil/San gil

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Research / Tree Fruits / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Conversation & habitat restoration, Forestry, Medicinal plants, Soil fertility

 

Peru/LIMA

Age: 39

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Farm education – Youth / Farm education – Community / Flowers

Additional Interests: Marketing/Distribution, Retail Marketing, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Youth & farm education

 

Kazakhstan

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops (e.g. rice, wheat, cotton) (describe below) / Berries

Additional Interests: (Select), Agri-tourism, Cheese-making, Cover crops, Greenhouses, Organic Distribution

 

Kenya/Thika

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Machinery, Permaculture, Value-added products

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru/Lima

Age: 37

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Flowers / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Marketing/Distribution, Organic Distribution, Retail Marketing, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru/HUANCAYO

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Vegetables / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Conversation & habitat restoration, Export Markets, Marketing/Distribution, Retail Marketing

 

Peru/Lima

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Tree Fruits / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Export Markets, Irrigation, Organic certification, Soil fertility

 

Kenya/Eldoret

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Machinery, Organic certification, Soil fertility, Youth & farm education

 

Peru/lima

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Vegetables / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Compost, Forestry, Soil fertility, Conversation & habitat restoration

 

Uganda/KAMPALA

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Pipeline milking, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture

 

Peru/Aucayacu

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Nursery/Green house / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Cheese-making, Compost, Marketing/Distribution

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available beginning in November 2023

Peru/Nueve de Julio

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Greenhouses, Medicinal plants

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Emerson already has his visa. He is available to join a new Host assignment from March 15 – November 15, 2023.

Germany/Dornstetten/Dornstetten/Dornstetten/Dornstetten/Dornstetten

Age: 42

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Cattle/beef production / Dairy : cows / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Cheese-making, Conversation & habitat restoration, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Katrin is currently in the U.S. MESA seeks a 9-10 month training opportunity for Katrin’s main training objectives with dairy and/or livestock.

Peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru/Huaral lima peru

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Vegetables / Vegetables

Additional Interests: (Select), Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming

 

Peru/Lima

Age: Yes

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Aquaculture, Community & farm education, Compost, Export Markets

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Erick already has his visa. He is available to join a new Host assignment from March 15 – November 15, 2023.

Haiti

Age: 30 years

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Vegetables / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Aquaculture, Breeding/insemination, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Greenhouses

 

Ecuador

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Urban agriculture, Community & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been recruited and nominated by MESA’s trusted program representative (and Steward alum) in Ecuador.

Kenya

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Dairy : goats / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Cheese-making, Organic Distribution, Retail Marketing, Urban agriculture, Value-added products

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Esther has carefully screened and nominated by G-Biack, MESA’s trusted partner NGO in Thika, Kenya.

Sierra Leone

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Culinary herbs, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Youth & farm education

 

Nigeria/ILE IFE

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Cattle/beef production / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Aquaculture, Forestry, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Greenhouses, Irrigation

 

Peru/Lima/Lima/Lima/Lima/Lima

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Research / Vegetables / Berries

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Conversation & habitat restoration, Culinary herbs, Export Markets

 

Peru/Lurigancho

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Farm education – Youth / Nursery/Green house / Berries

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Medicinal plants, Permaculture, Postharvest Processing, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops, Youth & farm education

 

Nigeria

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vineyard/Winery / Tree Fruits / Landscaping/Gardening

Additional Interests: Cheese-making, Export Markets, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Machinery, Postharvest Processing

 

Ghana

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Research (e.g. organic vs. conventional) / Vegetables / Nursey

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Cover crops, Machinery, Permaculture, Soil fertility

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Francis already has his visa in hand and is ready to join MESA now. His candidacy is supported by a trusted MESA colleague and Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana.

Peru

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Tree Fruits / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Greenhouses, Irrigation

 

Peru/CUSCO/CUSCO/CUSCO

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: (Select), Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Compost, Greenhouses

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Frany has been nominated by a trusted MESA alum in Cusco, and screened by a MESA staff member who is also based in Cusco region.

Kenya/nairobi

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Vegetables / (Select)

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Irrigation, Medicinal plants, Seed Farm management

 

Kenya/Eldoret

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Farm education – Community / Farm education – Youth / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education, Marketing/Distribution

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru/Lima

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Farm education – Community / Seed producers

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Urban agriculture, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodynamic farming, Culinary herbs, Hydroponics, Organic certification

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Gaston has been carefully screened and nominated by MESA staff in Peru.

Peru/Lima

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Nursery/Green house / Biodiversity / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Aquaponics, Biodynamic farming, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Hydroponics, Postharvest Processing

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available beginning in June 2023

United Arab Emirates

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Vegetables / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Breeding/insemination, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Postharvest Processing, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture

 

Uganda/Kampala

Age: 31

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Marketing/Distribution, Postharvest Processing, Urban agriculture, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Youth & farm education

 

India/Rohtak

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Farm education – Community / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Breeding/insemination, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Pipeline milking, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Indonesia

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Orchard (e.g. apples, peaches, citrus) (describe below) / Research (e.g. organic vs. conventional)

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodynamic farming, Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Retail Marketing

 

New Zealand

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Berries / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Permaculture, Community & farm education

 

Peru

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Research / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Irrigation, Permaculture, Postharvest Processing, Seed Farm management

 

Germany/Olching

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Community & farm education, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Urban agriculture

 

Ecuador

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Marketing/Distribution, Community & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been recruited and nominated by MESA’s trusted program representative (and Steward alum) in Ecuador.

Tanzania

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Dairy : goats

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making, Hydroponics, Irrigation

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

MESA staff has interviewed Issack and verified his references. He is an engaging and enthusiastic beginning farmer.

Kenya/nairobi

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Vegetables / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Aquaculture, Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming

 

Tanzania

Age: 33

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Field Crops / Vegetables

Additional Interests: (Select), Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Value-added products, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

MESA staff has screened and interviewed this candidate. She is a passionate and capable beginning farmer who already has her own farm.

Peru

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Greenhouses, Community & farm education

 

Sierra Leone

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Permaculture, Seed Farm management, Youth & farm education

 

United States

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Sustainable Supply Chain / Research / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Aquaculture, Marketing/Distribution, Urban agriculture, Community & farm education

 

Peru/Lima

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Berries

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Conversation & habitat restoration, Export Markets, Greenhouses, Organic certification

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available June, 2023

Peru/LIMA/LIMA/LIMA/LIMA/LIMA

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Berries / Tree Fruits / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Value-added products

 

Mexico

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Nursery/Green house / Berries / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Culinary herbs, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture

 

Ecuador

Age: 33 Years

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Greenhouses, Irrigation, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been recruited and nominated by MESA’s trusted program representative (and Steward alum) in Ecuador.

Peru/Lima/Lima/Lima/Lima/Lima

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Berries

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Greenhouses, Organic certification, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Joaquin has been recruited by MESA’s trusted partner NGO in Peru. He is applying for the 2020 Program season.

Peru/Lima

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / research on organic inputs / Berries

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Greenhouses, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions

 

Peru

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Cut flowers / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Culinary herbs, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Medicinal plants, Value-added products

 

Colombia/Cajicá/Cajicá/Cajicá

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vineyard/Winery / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Conversation & habitat restoration, Seed Farm management

 

Ecuador

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Biological Pest Control, Export Markets, Irrigation, Postharvest Processing

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been recruited and nominated by MESA’s trusted program representative (and Steward alum) in Ecuador.

Kenya/Miharati

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Dairy : cows / Cattle/beef production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Cover crops, Export Markets, Irrigation, Machinery

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Kenya

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Dairy : goats

Additional Interests: Cheese-making, Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Organic Distribution, Wholesale Marketing, Youth & farm education

 

Uganda

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / (Select)

Additional Interests: Greenhouses

 

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Culinary herbs, Forestry, Organic certification, Postharvest Processing

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring 2023

Peru

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Irrigation, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Organic Distribution

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Juan has been carefully screened and nominated by MESA staff in Peru.

Argentina/San Salvador de Jujuy/San Salvador de Jujuy/San Salvador de Jujuy

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Forestry, Permaculture, Soil fertility

 

United States

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Livestock: other / Livestock: other / Livestock: other

Additional Interests:

 

Colombia/Bogota/Bogota/Bogota

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Berries / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Export Markets, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Postharvest Processing, Urban agriculture

 

Finland

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Sustainable Supply Chain / Vegetables / Research

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Culinary herbs, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Permaculture, Retail Marketing, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Wholesale Marketing, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops, Youth & farm education

 

Kenya

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Research / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making, Irrigation, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Postharvest Processing, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Julia has been carefully screened and nominated by G-Biack, MESA’s trusted partner NGO in Kenya.

Peru

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / herbs

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Compost, Cover crops, Culinary herbs, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Medicinal plants, Soil fertility, Community & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Justo is an alum Steward applying for our Next Level Program. He’s a hard-working family farmer and we would love to welcome him back for the 2018 season! Note: Justo is religiously observant and does not work on Saturdays.

Peru/Huancayo

Age: 46

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Seed production / Nursery/Green house / Flowers

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education, Cover crops, Greenhouses

 

Ecuador

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Dairy : cows / (Select)

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Culinary herbs, Export Markets, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Karina is the sister of a MESA Steward alumna.

Peru/Lima

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Nursery/Green house / Landscaping/Gardening / Flowers

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Conversation & habitat restoration, Hydroponics

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Kenya

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Field Crops (e.g. rice, wheat, cotton) (describe below) / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Kevin has been nominated to join MESA by G-Biack, our partner NGO in Thika, Kenya.

Peru/Junin/Junin/Junin

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Vegetables / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Soil fertility

 

India

Age: 31

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Vegetables / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Permaculture, Urban agriculture, Youth & farm education

 

United States

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Research

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Beekeeping, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Cheese-making, Compost, Greenhouses, Permaculture, Soil fertility, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Youth & farm education

 

Mexico/San Pablo Etla/San Pablo Etla

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Permaculture, Seed Farm management, Soil fertility

 

Thailand

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Cut flowers / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Compost, Marketing/Distribution, Urban agriculture, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Sri Lanka/Colombo 05

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Farm education – Youth / Farm education – Community / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Retail Marketing, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Berries

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Beekeeping, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Lander has been recruited and carefully screened by a trusted MESA alum in Peru.

””/thika/thika’/thika’/thika’/thika’/thika/thika

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Berries / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Cheese-making, Community & farm education, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Marketing/Distribution, Value-added products

 

Peru/Cañete

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Tree Fruits / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Export Markets, Marketing/Distribution, Permaculture, Retail Marketing, Value-added products

 

Colombia

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodynamic farming, Culinary herbs, Forestry, Youth & farm education

 

Peru

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: / /

Additional Interests:

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

intends to return to Ke’ei Mauka

Peru/Lima

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Seed production / Nursery/Green house / Berries

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Forestry, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Postharvest Processing

 

Peru

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Seed Farm management, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Alex has been personally interviewed, carefully screened and nominated by MESA staff Alexandra Toledo in Cusco, Peru.

Peru/Iquitos

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Irrigation, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Community & farm education

 

Peru/Iquitos

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Coffee and Cacao / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Machinery, Seed Farm management

 

Nicaragua/Managua/Managua/Managua

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Biointensive agriculture / Seed houses / Research

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Permaculture, Seed Farm management, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

South Africa/Durban

Age: 31

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Dairy : cows / Research

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Forestry, Irrigation, Soil fertility, Conversation & habitat restoration

 

Kenya/Eldoret

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Community & farm education, Hydroponics, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru/Huicungo

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Farm education – Community / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Community & farm education, Compost, Forestry, Soil fertility, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Senegal

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Permaculture, Postharvest Processing, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

MESA staff has Skype-interviewed this candidate, verified his references, and can make a solid recommendation for a prospective, small-scale Host with diversified crop production.

Sri Lanka

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Beekeeping, Cheese-making, Compost, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Permaculture, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Manjula successfully completed a 6-month U.S. program and is an excellent candidate for the Next Level Program in 2018.

Nicaragua/Bluefields

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Learn more and better the principles of the Biointensive Method to replicate in a better way / Research / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Permaculture, Soil fertility, Community & farm education

 

Nicaragua/Bluefields

Age: 37

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Seed production / Field Crops / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Greenhouses, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Retail Marketing

 

Peru/Junin/Junin/Junin/Junin/Junin

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / (Select)

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Compost, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Wholesale Marketing

 

United States

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vineyard/Winery / Vegetables / Dairy : goats

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Biodynamic farming, Cheese-making, Medicinal plants, Postharvest Processing

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Mariana is already in the U.S. She transferred her visa to MESA’s program, but the long process caused us to lose her original Host assignment. Seeking placement now.

Argentina/San Salvador de Jujuy/San Salvador de Jujuy

Age: 33

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Soil fertility

 

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Livestock: other / Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Beekeeping, Organic Distribution, Community & farm education, Youth & farm education

 

Haiti

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Livestock: other / Research / Dairy : goats

Additional Interests: (Select), Beekeeping, Breeding/insemination, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Marius seeks a diversified livestock placement. He has funding support and a very strong recommendation from Devil’s Gulch Ranch, whose owners have worked with him in Haiti.

Ecuador/Riobamba/Riobamba/Riobamba/Riobamba/Riobamba

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Research / Dairy : cows / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Mariuxi is a Steward alumna ready for her Next Level Program experience!

Peru/Lima

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Coffee and Cacao / Farm education – Community

Additional Interests: Compost, Permaculture, Postharvest Processing, Urban agriculture, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available beginning in July 2023

Ghana/Kumasi

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Compost, Cover crops, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Soil fertility

 

Peru/Chimbote

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Berries

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Conversation & habitat restoration, Export Markets, Greenhouses, Organic certification

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available June, 2023

Malaysia

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Machinery, Seed Farm management

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

12/21: invoiced CAAPX. Highly motivated, friendly candidate who seeks a Biodynamic placement with her husband, Yeat Hing. Both Mei Lei and spouse intend to start a BD farm in Malaysia upon program completion. Both have some hands-on market garden experience with more extensive experience in organic product sales.

Peru/Lima

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Seed production / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Compost, Conversation & habitat restoration, Medicinal plants, Seed Farm management, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available July. 2023

Sierra Leone

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Permaculture, Retail Marketing, Community & farm education

 

Senegal

Age: 63 YEARS

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Sustainable Supply Chain / Research (e.g. organic vs. conventional) / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Beekeeping

 

Hungary

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Cut flowers / Cattle/beef production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Aquaculture, Greenhouses, Permaculture, Urban agriculture, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Sri Lanka/Moratuwa

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Seed production / Nursery/Green house / Farm education – Youth

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Biological Pest Control, Hydroponics, Organic certification, Value-added products

 

Kenya

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Greenhouses, Permaculture, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Wholesale Marketing, Community & farm education, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Nancy has carefully screened and nominated by G-Biack, MESA’s trusted partner NGO in Thika, Kenya.

Peru/PASCO/PASCO/PASCO/PASCO/PASCO/PASCO

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making, Compost, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Seed Farm management

 

Kenya

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Nursery/Green house / Vegetables / Dairy : sheep

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Postharvest Processing

 

Cameroon

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Poultry/egg production / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Aquaculture, Biodynamic farming, Breeding/insemination, Marketing/Distribution, Community & farm education

 

Kenya

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Organic Distribution, Value-added products

 

Kenya

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Organic Distribution, Value-added products

 

Peru

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / organic stores / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Cheese-making, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Postharvest Processing, Value-added products, Wholesale Marketing

 

Kenya/MOMBASA/MOMBASA/MOMBASA

Age: 39

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain / Research

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Community & farm education, Compost, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Afghanistan

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops (e.g. rice, wheat, cotton) (describe below) / Dairy : cows / Orchard (e.g. apples, peaches, citrus) (describe below)

Additional Interests: (Select), Beekeeping, Export Markets, Machinery, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture

 

Peru/PIURA/PIURA/PIURA/PIURA/PIURA

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Nursery/Green house / Vegetables / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Greenhouses, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Retail Marketing, Soil fertility

 

Nicaragua/Somoto/Somoto

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Compost, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture

 

Uganda/Njeru

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Community & farm education, Cover crops, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Greenhouses, Hydroponics

 

Nigeria/AKURE

Age: 31

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Livestock: other / Field Crops / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Cover crops, Organic certification, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Uganda

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Postharvest Processing, Soil fertility

 

Peru

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Machinery

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been carefully interviewed and nominated by MESA’s trusted staff in Peru.

Peru/JAEN/JAEN/JAEN/JAEN/JAEN

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / SMALL ANIMAL FARM / VEGETABLES AND GREENHOUSE FARMING

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Breeding/insemination, Greenhouses, Hydroponics

 

Uganda

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Vegetables / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Grass-fed, pasture systems, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Postharvest Processing, Urban agriculture

 

Peru/AUCAYACU/AUCAYACU

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Research / Tree Fruits / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education, Export Markets, Marketing/Distribution, Soil fertility, Youth & farm education

 

Colombia/Tabio

Age: 33

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Marketing/Distribution, Permaculture

 

Kenya/Gatundu/Gatundu/Gatundu/Gatundu

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / I would like to work with a farmer who practice greenhouse farming and urban agriculture. / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Organic Distribution

 

Kenya

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Research (e.g. organic vs. conventional) / Sustainable Supply Chain / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Permaculture, Value-added products

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Paul successfully completed MESA’s first year U.S. program in biointensive agriculture and he’s a great candidate for the Next Level Program.

Kenya/Moi’s Bridge

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Seed production / Farm education – Community / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Irrigation, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Seed Farm management, Value-added products

 

Peru/Trujillo

Age: 52

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Tree Fruits / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Compost, Greenhouses, Organic certification, Urban agriculture

 

Peru

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Nursery/Green house / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Export Markets, Organic certification, Retail Marketing, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Pepe is currently at a coffee farm in Hawaii. He seeks extend his program with a diversified vegetable or greenhouse placement from mid-March through mid-October.

Ghana

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Vegetables / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making, Compost, Cover crops, Culinary herbs, Export Markets, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Forestry, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Marketing/Distribution, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Postharvest Processing, Retail Marketing, Seed Farm management, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Wholesale Marketing, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops, Youth & farm education

 

Peru/Lima/Lima/Lima/Lima

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Sustainable Supply Chain / Landscaping/Gardening / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Conversation & habitat restoration, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Value-added products

 

Philippines

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Soil fertility, Value-added products, Community & farm education, Youth & farm education

 

Tanzania/Dodoma

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Cattle/beef production / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Breeding/insemination, Cheese-making, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Urban agriculture

 

India

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Livestock: other

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Beekeeping, Compost, Forestry, Conversation & habitat restoration

 

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Dairy : cows / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Export Markets, Hydroponics, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Cattle/beef production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Greenhouses

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Reynaldo is a trusted alum applying for advanced training opportunities.

Uganda

Age: 39

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Landscaping/Gardening

Additional Interests: Cover crops, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Value-added products, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Ghana

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Vegetables / Dairy : goats

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Breeding/insemination, Cheese-making, Compost, Cover crops, Culinary herbs, Export Markets, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Forestry, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Permaculture, Pipeline milking, Postharvest Processing, Retail Marketing, Seed Farm management, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Wholesale Marketing, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops, Youth & farm education

 

Peru

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Coffee and Cacao / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Marketing/Distribution, Urban agriculture, Conversation & habitat restoration

 

Peru

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Seed Farm management, Community & farm education

 

Haiti

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Vineyard/Winery / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Compost, Irrigation, Medicinal plants, Seed Farm management

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Rolino successfully completed his first year U.S. program and is an excellent candidate for the Next Level Program in 2017.

Peru

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Poultry/egg production / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Breeding/insemination, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Rolly has been carefully screened and nominated by MESA staff in Peru.

Peru/CUZCO

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Sustainable Supply Chain / Vegetables / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests:

 

Peru/cusco

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Field Crops / Cattle/beef production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Greenhouses, Machinery

 

Peru/Huancayo

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Seed production / Vegetables / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Irrigation, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Machinery, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Innovation – scale up small projects.

Colombia/Bogota D.C

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Research / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making

 

India

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Vegetables / (Select)

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Biological Pest Control, Breeding/insemination, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Seed Farm management, Urban agriculture, Wholesale Marketing, Conversation & habitat restoration

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

I sent him the Skype fee info. last summer and didn’t har back from him until Jan. 2018, asking about his seed internship status..I emailed him to ask if he paid the fee.

Kenya/Ongata Rongai Nairobi/Ongata Rongai Nairobi/Ongata Rongai Nairobi

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain / Landscaping/Gardening

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Breeding/insemination, Cheese-making, Conversation & habitat restoration, Culinary herbs, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.)

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Samuel is a terrific and farm-experienced Steward alum who is ready for advanced U.S. training beginning in November, 2018 or early 2019.

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Cattle/beef production / Vegetables / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Breeding/insemination, Export Markets, Machinery, Pipeline milking, Retail Marketing

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Tanzania

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Dairy : cows

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Aquaculture, Beekeeping, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Sammy has been interviewed by MESA staff and has very good references. MESA feels that Sammy will be a great participant for a diversified vegetable Host.

Peru/Arequipa

Age: 39

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Farm education – Community / Nursery/Green house / Pest management, Crop health

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Aquaponics, Beekeeping, Conversation & habitat restoration, Medicinal plants, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Alumni of 2008, 2016

Bangladesh/Dhaka

Age: 39

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Field Crops / Field Crops

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Conversation & habitat restoration, Forestry

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru/Lima

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: value-added products & sales, farmer markets / Farm education – Community / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Irrigation, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions

 

Nigeria/Akure

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Cattle/beef production / Vegetables / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Aquaculture, Biodynamic farming, Breeding/insemination, Greenhouses

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Sesan is personable, is currently employed in farming, has livestock experience, a strong commitment to integrated farming systms and is a solid candidate for a sustainable diversified farm or cow dairy.

Nigeria

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Dairy : goats / Orchard (e.g. apples, peaches, citrus) (describe below)

Additional Interests: (Select), Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Export Markets, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Irrigation, Machinery, Pipeline milking, Seed Farm management, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

MESA staff Skype-interviewed Seyi and find him to be an excellent candidate for a multi-species livestock and/or diversified farm assignment. Available anytime. Seeks one year placement.

Peru/Lima

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Seed production / Nursery/Green house / agroecological research

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Conversation & habitat restoration, Forestry, Irrigation, Medicinal plants

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available October, 2023

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Farm education – Community / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Community & farm education, Export Markets, Organic Distribution, Youth & farm education

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Poultry/egg production / Farm education – Youth

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education, Compost

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru/piura

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Flowers

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making, Compost, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Medicinal plants

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Goal: education farm for women and children

United States/Franklin

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Diversified Farm Production models / Coffee and Cacao / (Select)

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Cheese-making

 

Peru

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Nursery/Green house / Vegetables / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Export Markets, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Urban agriculture, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

This candidate has been carefully interviewed and nominated by MESA’s trusted staff in Peru.

Vietnam

Age: 20

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Cut flowers / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Cheese-making, Cover crops, Culinary herbs, Greenhouses, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Pipeline milking, Postharvest Processing

 

Vietnam

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops

 

Kenya/Kitale

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Dairy : cows / Landscaping/Gardening

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Export Markets, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Pipeline milking

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Kenya/Nairobi

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Dairy : goats / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Community & farm education, Culinary herbs, Marketing/Distribution

 

India

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Poultry/egg production / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Biodynamic farming, Cheese-making, Soil fertility, Youth & farm education

 

Mexico/Ignacio Zaragoza, Jesús MarÃÂ

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Cheese-making

 

Vietnam

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Tree Fruits / Vegetables / Cut flowers

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Forestry, Medicinal plants, Soil fertility, Value-added products

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

He w/d his app. after long wait, no good leads for paying HI permaculure or BD Hosts. Solid candidate, seeking BD Host/ Hawaii placement. View Truong’s video interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgFvuRRadSs&feature=em-upload_owner

Vietnam

Age: 41

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Research

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Breeding/insemination, Compost, Cover crops, Culinary herbs, Export Markets, Farm therapy (for disabled, at-risk teenagers, rehabilitation, etc.), Forestry, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Irrigation, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Organic Distribution, Permaculture, Pipeline milking, Postharvest Processing, Retail Marketing, Seed Farm management, Soil fertility, Urban agriculture, Value-added products, Wholesale Marketing, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Transitional (conventional>organic) crops, Youth & farm education, Other

 

Kenya/Voi/Voi/Voi

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Nursery/Green house / Landscaping/Gardening / Vegetables

Additional Interests: Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Community & farm education

 

Sri Lanka/Kandy

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Farm education – Community / Field Crops / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Beekeeping, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Community & farm education, Export Markets

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Peru

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Livestock: other / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Biological Pest Control, Grass-fed, pasture systems, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Marketing/Distribution

 

Peru

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Coffee and Cacao / Tree Fruits

Additional Interests: Medicinal plants, Seed Farm management, Soil fertility, Wholesale Marketing, Youth & farm education

 

Peru/PIURA

Age: 31

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Seed production / Coffee and Cacao

Additional Interests: Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Compost, Hydroponics, Irrigation

 

Colombia/BogotÃ

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Field Crops / Tree Fruits / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Greenhouses, Hydroponics

 

Colombia/Bogota

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Agricultural Reasearch / Field Crops / Vineyard/Winery

Additional Interests: Aquaponics, Biodiversity, Compost, Greenhouses, Medicinal plants

 

Colombia

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Poultry/egg production / Dairy : cows / Cattle/beef production

Additional Interests: Conversation & habitat restoration

 

Mexico

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Cut flowers / Nursery/Green house

Additional Interests: Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Biodynamic farming, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Biological Pest Control, Compost, Cover crops, Culinary herbs, Forestry, Greenhouses, Irrigation, Low-input/low-impact farming solutions, Machinery, Marketing/Distribution, Medicinal plants, Organic certification, Permaculture, Postharvest Processing, Seed Farm management, Soil fertility, Community & farm education, Conversation & habitat restoration, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Youth & farm education

 

Germany/Stuttgart

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Coffee and Cacao / Farm education – Community / Berries

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Bio-intensive (mini) farming, Community & farm education, Farm Bookkeeping & recordkeeping, Permaculture

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

Available Spring, 2023

Malaysia

Age: 41

Gender: Male

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Tree Fruits / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Agri-tourism, Animal power(ploughing, weed control, etc.), Beekeeping, Biodiversity, Biological Pest Control

 

Availability and/or MESA Notes:

12/21: invoiced CAAPX. Highly motivated, friendly candidate who seeks a Biodynamic placement with his wife, Mei Lee. Both Mei Lei and spouse intend to start a BD farm in Malaysia upon program completion. This couple has some hands-on market garden experience with more extensive experience in organic product sales.

/Ambato

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Vegetables / Research / Sustainable Supply Chain

Additional Interests: Biological Pest Control, Export Markets, Hydroponics, Organic certification, Permaculture

 

Tanzania

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: Dairy : cows / Field Crops / Poultry/egg production

Additional Interests: (Select), Greenhouses, Marketing/Distribution, Value-added products, Youth & farm education

 

Ecuador

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Preferred Placement: / /

Additional Interests: