|from $2,495* per person||14 Days||January, April, June, July, October
Exertion level: 4
|Operator: Global Volunteers
20 people max
The spectacular ancient Andean culture, with its haunting music, expressive dance and vibrant dress, is matched only by the enchanting landscapes and hospitable people. In Ecuador, eleven distinct cultures weave harmoniously together to unite past and present.
As a Global Volunteer, you experience Ecuador through her people...needy children, their families and care-givers. Extreme poverty is the reality for the children you'll serve in the Quito area, but you can help improve opportunities in these young lives. Our service program enables you to provide direct, hands-on care for children of all ages through an amazing grassroots organization. No matter your background, your personal efforts improve these youngsters' well-being. What's more, through your help, Global Volunteers is able to purchase materials directed to the children's imminent needs.
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Volunteer in Ecuador
, Support Needy Children
, Camp Hope
, Calderon, Ecuador, South America
1 testimonial about this trip
Reviewer: Anne-Marie Maman
"After having served on the Global Volunteers team, I have been clearly reminded that the most precious gift you can give to yourself is to give of yourself"
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- May accommodate certain types of disabilities. Contact the operator for more information.
- Family oriented trip.
Ecuador Work Projects
Global Volunteers' unique philosophy of service ensures your work projects help advance the host community's current development vision and goals. Always serving at the invitation and under the direction of host community partners, each Global Volunteers team member works alongside local people, and personally contributes to needed project financing through their service program fee. Our long-term commitment to work in partnership on sustained community development projects enables you, in just a short time, to serve as a critical link in a chain of lasting community enhancements.
Caring for children in EcuadorThe daily needs of the economically impoverished children we serve in Calderon, Ecuador are simple, and you represent an important resource for education, recreation and basic social development. The childcare centers built and expanded through the assistance of Global Volunteers teams provides safe and stimulating environments for mothers to leave their children so they can provide a better future for their families.
Our Ecuadorian host partner needs your help in these areas:
Childcare - infants and pre-schoolers.
Construction - a new child care facility.
Physical labor - landscaping, painting and masonry.
English language skills - informal one-on-one teaching.
Never doubt that you can change the life of a child in Ecuador. If you enjoy children, you can make a real difference by simply caring for, teaching and playing with he children of FUNDAC in Calderon. In addition, if you can wield a hammer, paintbrush or trowel, you can work alongside Ecuadorian workers helping to construct and expand new facilities that are so greatly needed for the children.
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