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Updates from Hannah’s Route


Greetings from supervisor Hannah’s route! Volunteers are enjoying their last week in community, and are seeing their community based initiatives come together. Many are working…

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Midterm in Chimborazo


While volunteers spend most of their time in-country with their host families and communities, they were able to be tourists in Guaranda for midterm. After…

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Report from Natalie’s Route


Our volunteers have made it through their first week in community! Despite week one being the hardest in terms of adjusting to the culture, language,…

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Highlights from Ben’s Route 


This week we are featuring our supervisor Ben’s route! Ben is from Denver and works in Larcapungo (Andrew, Aidan, and David), San Francisco (Hallie, Emily,…

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Chimborazo Call Home Date


Chimborazo volunteers will be given the option to call home on July 18th. Some of you may have already heard from your volunteer! If you…

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Welcome to Chimborazo


This past week was an incredibly eventful week in Chimborazo! Our volunteers arrived in the early morning of the 26th after flights from across the…

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Survey Report: Chimborazo


Hi everyone! I recently returned to Chicago from a whirlwind of a week in Chimborazo, Ecuador. The week started with a meeting with leadership from…

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Meet Your 2019 Chimborazo, Ecuador Project Director, Eleanor!


Hi everyone! My name is Eleanor Dollear and I’m the Chimborazo Project Director this summer. I’m really looking forward to meeting you all in a…

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Three Cheers for All the Participants!


Last week was busy with planning and practicing and on Saturday the 4th all their hard work paid off. The presentations were amazing. Some of…

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At our second youth encuentro, our volunteers got to experience a true family-style Ecuadorian meal with community members! // Durante El segundo encuentro juvenil, nuestros voluntarios tuvieron la oportunidad de participar en una pambamesa con los miembros de las comunidades! ...

Views of Volcano Chimborazo from Drew and Iliana’s community in Guaranda! // Vistas de volcán Chimborazo de la comunidad de Drew y Iliana en Guaranda!
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Views of Volcano Chimborazo from Drew and Iliana’s community in Guaranda! // Vistas de volcán Chimborazo de la comunidad de Drew y Iliana en Guaranda!
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We couldn’t do what we do without our awesome host families! Susana is a host mom in one of our first year communities. Each day her volunteers help her with the crops and animals, learning more about Andean culture. // No podríamos hacer este programa sin nuestros familias anfitrionas increíbles. Susana es una madre anfitriona en una comunidad nueva. Cada día sus voluntarios ayuden con los cultivos y animales, aprendiendo más de la cultura andina.
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