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How To Plan An Adventure

Do you want to plan the adventure of a lifetime? Here’s some advice: don’t plan. An adventure by definition is a daring expedition into the unknown and outside the comfort zone. An adventure is full of beautiful, unplanned, spontaneous and serendipitous events and...
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Welcome our New Volunteer Programs

The measure of success in any social enterprise or NGO is the level in which it can sustain the change it set out to solve. Unfortunately the problems at Ecuador Eco Volunteer in 2012 had put this project on an unsustainable course in which too much tourism was beginning to cause...

Crowdsourcing Ecuador Eco Volunteer

This is a long post about some of the changes I will be implementing at ecuadorecovolunteer.org over the coming months – but to sum it up in a paragraph: I’ll be removing the “middle man” so that the large volume of traffic this site receives will be...

Goodbye Jennifer

If you have emailed or volunteered with Ecuador Eco Volunteer over the last year then you have most probably spoke to or met Jennifer Kim from Boston, Massachusetts. If you have contacted us over a year ago before Jennifers time at Ecuador Eco Volunteer then you would have...

Thoughts About Voluntourism

Here’s a guest post by Kriztina Filep from Hungary Ok. So another Conference about active citizenship and volunterism. Lot of people, MPs, 50-year-old grey hairy serious looking men, younger lobbist women, a little bit bored university students, active and inspirated...

Interview on Ecuador Eco Volunteer

Hey guys, check out this interview on Gooverseas all about Ecuador Eco Volunteer, what we are up to and our ambitious plans for the future. Gooverseas is a great website all about ethical travel, volunteer work, as well as teaching and studying abroad and you can read the...

Go Overseas! Top Volunteer Blog

You may have noticed to the right that a Go Overseas! Top Volunteer Blog badge has been added to the page to the right. Go Overseas is a great online community for anyone considering studying, teaching, volunteering or absolutely anything else to do with ethical travel abroad. If...

WARNING: Ethically Corrupt & Money Hungry Volunteer Organizations

Today Carolina from Finland starts her second week of volunteer work in the Animal Rescue Center. This is the second time she has volunteered inside Ecuador, the first was for a similar center focused on protecting endangered animals in a place called Ibarra in Northern Ecuador...

Spam and the Broken Comment Link

At the moment i’m trying to fix the comment page which seems to be broken because the twitter feed takes up the input box. I do however find it funny all of the kind messages i’m getting from Spam Bots proclaiming “I can see that you are an expert at your...

Website Nearly Finished

After nearly three months work the websites ecuadorecoadventure.com and this one have nearly been completed…Fortunately I had a lot of help creating these websites with the wonderful WordPress. I used the WordPress Theme mini_patch_garden for both sites but for...
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