Keeping kids in the courts and away from drugs in our small Ngo in Ecuador, South America



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a small NGO based in Ecuador South America, we have work in 3 main areas: a) support of amazon indigenous peoples territorial rights b) building of bamboo homes for victims of the past 2016 earthquake and for families in extreme poverty and vulnerability and c) we support the practice of basketball in a small fishermen village called Tonchigue to help kids keep away from drug abuse and provided them with support in their education.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The place of our project is the fishermen town of Tonchigue on the coast of Ecuador, Tonchigue has about 5000 people and their main activity is fishing. Tonchuigue has a beautiful beach and all year tropical weather with an average temperature of 27C˚ or 87F˚.

    Our place offers a unique opportunity to spend time next to a tropical beach, learn Spanish, learn about the local fishermen culture and spend time with young people who want to grow in a healthy way, play basketball, soccer and probably surf and dive.
    We offer accommodation in a nearby nice hotel with internet connection, swimming pool and large lush gardens.
    The opportunity to visit Ecuador, a small Country with an incredible diversity of mountains, volcanoes, jungles, and beaches.

  • Help


    We need an English teacher to teach English to the kids of a town’s basketball team ages from 10 to 18. Ideally but not mandatorily, someone experienced in Basketball training who can also help along with the actual coach and show him other skills and methods of training.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation will mainly happen in a near by hotel that counts with large lush gardens, swimming pool, and comfortable rooms, We will also provide space to stay at the outskirts of Quito, the capital of Ecuador, a city of 2 million.

    We will provide 3 meals a day on working days and on each site Working days are monday through friday .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Ecuador is a land of rich cultural and historical attractions, all set within a backdrop of natural wonders, with landscapes that range between lush, tropical rainforests and glaciated volcanoes. Whether exploring the exquisite churches of the nation’s capital, Quito, or whether whitewater rafting down pristine tributaries of the great river Amazon, visitors to the nation that straddles the Earth’s equator will come away with great travel memories.
    Refer to the following web page

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 552294368835