Volunteer Ecuador Quito

Lourdes Santos Volunteer in Quito, Ecuador Volunteered at Day Care Center and Seniors Center

Volunteer Ecuador: The Santos-Gibboney family of 5, from Apex North Carolina, volunteered in Quito Ecuador for one week.  The family was able to work in different projects including the day care center, the health care program, and the elderly care project.  Thank you for your support!

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1- How was the local ABV Coordinator and the support provided in-country?


2- What was the most surprising thing you experienced?

Kind teachers and nurse aids. Everyone humble and polite.

3- What was most difficult to experience?

Senior Center in need of volunteers. Probably promote more volunteers to come and help.

4- Any tips for future volunteers… (Clothing, travel, personal items, donations)

Be flexible and take into account local customs

5.1-Other things volunteers should know: Be:

  • Patient
  • Polite
  • Personable

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6- Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial):

ABV was a humbling experience. I wish more people could come and provide their time and talents for a great cause.

7- How would you describe your accommodation, meals, security (e: host family, on-site, shared)

Quito feels like a safe place. Host family was the true meaning of family. Ecuadorian food is amazing

8- What was your favorite memory of this trip?

The loving nature of the people at the project sites
9- How was the ABV USA support prior traveling?

10 – Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers?




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