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Get ready for the trip of a lifetime high in the Andes Mountains, the longest continental mountain range in the world. You’ll have the unique opportunity to visit an indigenous community to volunteer with local women’s groups, join a minga—a community call to action for the greater good—to help build a school or clean water project, and immerse yourself in Ecuador’s rich history and culture. Jump right into an adventure outside of your comfort zone!
Discover stunning views like that of Chimborazo, an inactive volcano in the Andes, where you’ll also encounter vicuña (llama-like animals) roaming the slopes.Explore every corner
TRIP PLUS FLIGHT OPTION INCLUDES: Round-trip airfare from select pre-determined airports (when arranged by ME to WE). Specific trip dates include details about departure airports when booking. Also included: accommodations while on the ground, three meals daily, bottled and/or purified water, and entrance fees to activities.
Explore issues faced by women and girls in rural Ecuador, and learn how WE Charity projects are empowering them to earn an income and develop their leadership skills.
Learn about how income distribution and racial inequality have an impact on rural communities. Find out how the historical hacienda land-holding system continues to impact rural Ecuador today.
Learn about the challenges faced by rural communities that prevent children from accessing education, including a lack of safe, quality classrooms and the inaccessibility and cost of secondary school.
Visit a rural community and understand more about the challenges they face in accessing clean water.
“I traveled with ME to WE to Ecuador. We met so many incredible people that were always smiling and cheerful, despite the challenges they faced.”Madeleine, ME to WE traveler, Ecuador