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Ecuador General Information

Ecuador is home to fifty-three of our Fellows, which is over half of our 2015 Cohort. They are spread out around five regions of Ecuador: Napo (North), Chimborazo (Central), Imbabura (North), and Azuay / Cañar (South). Their apprenticeship work has a strong focus around environmental conservation, health, youth development, and education.



Important Dates

Pre-departure Training

August 20 – 28, 2014

End of In Country-Orientation:

October 5, 2014

Training Seminar Dates:

Training Seminar 1:  Nov. 24 – Nov. 28, 2014

Training Seminar 2:  February 9 – 13, 2015

Training Seminar 3: April 8 – 11, 2015

Parent Visits

December 15, 2014 – March 15, 2015

Re-Entry Training*

April 12-18, 2015

*Please note that Re-Entry Training is an intentional space exclusively for Fellows to come together one last time as a global cohort and begin the re-assimilation process into US culture. These six days are designed for Fellows to reflect and take a breath before returning home. Therefore friends and family should plan to see Fellows after Re-Entry Training.


Mailing Info

Quito Office
EIL/Fellow’s name GCY
Hernando de la Cruz 31-37 y Mariana de Jesus
Quito 170129
Azuay & Cazuay Region
Fellow’s Name/Global Citizen Year
Amauta Spanish School
PO Box 01.01.166
Imbabura Region
Aida Lechon/Fellow´s name GCY
Salinas 404 y Bolivar
Otavalo 100450
Chimborazo Region
Canasta Comunitaria
Michaela D’Amico/Fellow’s name GCY
Av. Juan Felix Proano y Chile
Cdla. Manuelita Sáenz Mz.C Casa #17
Riobamba 060104
Napo Region
Correos del Ecuador
Tel. 09-895-640-16
Codigo Postal 15-01-227

Regular mail takes around 2 weeks to get to Ecuador, but may take longer if it is stopped for review in Ecuadorian Customs.


General Note on Mailing:  There are always risks when it comes to international mailing, as there is unfortunately never a guarantee that your mail will make it safely into the hands of your Fellow.  Each country has different standards for the maximum value of the contents that are allowed through customs, as well as varying duties and fees on picking up mail on the receiving end.  Therefore we strongly recommend you do not ship packages to Fellows in the field.


Relevant Links:

Ecuador Parents’ Facebook Group

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