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Michael’s Reflection on the Rural Homestay

This week concludes the volunteers’ last week in their rural communities. Volunteer Michael wanted to take a moment to reflect on his time in Chobshi,…

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Starting Micro-Projects in Cuenca

Just like that, another week in community has gone by! This week was a rewarding one for both volunteers and project staff, as many micro-projects…

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Arrival in Rural Communities

Volunteers arrived in rural communities this past weekend and they are all doing a wonderful job adjusting to community and beginning their microproyectos! Saturday morning…

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Last Week of City Life

Last week was the volunteers’ last in Cuenca with their urban host families and marks the halfway point of our project. Volunteers Ellie and Ashley…

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Independence Day in Ecuador

We’re more than 2/3 of the way through the urban portion of the Cuenca Project and we can hardly believe it! This week continued much…

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Cuenca Call Home Date

Cuenca volunteers will be given the option to call home on July 13th. Some of you may have already heard from your volunteer! If you…

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Cuenca in the Field

Week 1 with host families: Done! Our volunteers have had a full week settling in with their host families, getting to know the city of…

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Volunteers Arrive in Cuenca

We are so excited to welcome our twenty-nine volunteers to the first-ever Cuenca, Ecuador summer project! The volunteers were received by a warm, humid embrace…

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Cuenca, Ecuador: Meet Your 2019 Project Director, Megan

Hola [email protected]! I’m Megan, your Project Director for this upcoming summer! I’m extremely excited to meet all our participants and spend 8 weeks exploring Southern…

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Voluntario Michael trabajando con su comunidad en su microproyecto con el Museo de Chobshi - Volunteer Michael working with his community on their micro project with the Chobshi Museum ...