“Sometimes I’ve thought about dropping out of school, but then I thought ‘this is my future’…this is how I can help out my mom and make her proud, sine she’s made so many sacrifices for me.” Continue reading Education in the words of Elvis
Since its not a holiday here in Ecuador, I went in to work like any other day, the only difference that I was feeling sorry for myself, that I couldn’t be with my family. Not exactly the type of attitude that you would hope for on an official day of thanks. Continue reading A Thank you letter to God
Crazy river crossings, swinging bridges, mud, mud and more mud. It was exactly what i needed. Continue reading Adventure!
“My favorite part of school is when they take us to hospitals and the patients tell us all about their lives.” Continue reading Education in the words of Tatiana
Plaza San Francisco is incredible any time of day – but at night lit up by fireworks its becomes magical. Continue reading Fireworks over Plaza San Francisco
A little while back I wrote about meeting Jose, who is the lead artisan in one of the few remaining Ikat workshops Ecuador. Recently, I had a chance to go back and learn even more about the complex and highly detailed process that goes into creating one of his beautiful scarves. Continue reading A bit more about Ecuadorian Ikat
“Education can change the world – or at the very least, change a town economically. School helps to achieve all of the goals that you have in your life.” Continue reading Education in the words of Tamia