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UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE TRIP: ECUADOR

Journey to the Andes and into the lives of a remarkable community

Meet the Kichwa people and walk in their footsteps on this incredible adventure.

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UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE TRIP: ECUADOR

Journey to the Andes and into the lives of a remarkable community

Meet the Kichwa people and walk in their footsteps on this incredible adventure.

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!

Scenic view of snow-tipped mountainous region in Ecuador
Scenic view of snow-tipped mountainous region in Ecuador

Experience the true spirit of Ecuador

Can’t wait for your next adventure? Book your trip now!

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.

Dive into a different kind of classroom

Local woman in traditional clothing holding a sheep outside
Local woman in traditional clothing holding a sheep outside
WOMEN'S RIGHTS

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.

Local woman in traditional clothing weaving on a loom
Local woman in traditional clothing weaving on a loom
INDIGENOUS RIGHTS

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.

Local students sitting at desks in a classroom
Local students sitting at desks in a classroom
EDUCATION

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.

Local community members laughing in a group
Local community members laughing in a group
CLEAN WATER

Visit a rural community and understand more about the challenges they face in accessing clean water.

Local children in traditional clothing herding sheep
Local children in traditional clothing herding sheep

Ready to embark on the trip of a lifetime?

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