8th Life Panama EcoVillage

The Project

The Basics

8th Life Panama is an Eco-village Project — this means it’s being formed.  We’re designing our intentional community to provide a social support structure and a low impact lifestyle for its members, residents, volunteers and guests. We envision an intentional rural community where the values and ideals of community, respect, peace, and living an “on-purpose” life will be rediscovered by those who live here.

This is a unique opportunity to design your future in a healthy and supportive environment where we are learning together to live sustainably on our planet. Our land – Finca Nueva Vida – is 21 Hectares of grasslands and forests nestled between a seasonal stream and year-round river (with an amazing waterfall) and it’s 11 km from the nearest town, up in the foothills.  For more information on the finca, see the land.

We aim to provide a socio-cultural support structure as well as a healthy atmosphere for living and working. For community members, fair work, cooperation, and an abundance mindset replace the materialism, competition and scarcity mentality prevalent in today’s world. To achieve this, we are integrating aspects of ecological design, permaculture, ubuntu-contributionism, ecological construction, green production, alternative energies, community building practices, among others.

The initiative will also include a number of eco-business elements, as we aim to spark innovation that supports a stronger local economy and provides alternatives for local people.

We are currently seeking founding members and experienced permaculture volunteers.