Today, I’m continuing my series of posts relating to my recent trip to Ecuador. For previous posts, click here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ During our second day in Riobamba we visited Child Development Center EC420, a center with an active Child Survival Program. For more on this program, and our time at the center, click here. After spending … Continue reading Ecuador: The Second Home Visit
Today, I’m continuing my series of posts relating to my recent trip to Ecuador. For previous posts, click here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ After we left Paul's house, we returned to the Child Development Center (EC469) to observe a typical class and have some fun with all the children. This is the first time that we really got to … Continue reading Ecuador: After the First Home Visit
Today, I'm continuing my series of posts relating to my recent trip to Ecuador. For previous posts, click here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ After we served the children of EC469 lunch, we broke into 4 smaller groups and went on our first home visit where we would spend "a day in the life" of a sponsored child and … Continue reading Ecuador: The First Home Visit
On the second day of Christmas my trip to Ecuador, we left Quito and traveled 4ish hours south to Riobamba. First off, the view out of my hotel window in Quito was unreal, and then, the views from the bus ride were amazing. Truly, Ecuador is a beautiful country. It's also a country with some … Continue reading Ecuador: Visiting the First Child Center (EC469)
I have no idea how to begin this post - or even the words to use to describe the amazing experience that was Ecuador. It's been two months since I've returned, but I know I left part of my heart over seas. Some days, Most days it feels like a weird, wonderful dream - that … Continue reading Ecuador: Days 1-2
Before arriving at EC420, my wonderful friend, Deb, decided to sponsor an additional child from the project. Below are several photos from their meeting. The boy was so excited to be sponsored, to be chosen, - he even waited for us as we left the project for a bit and went on home visits. … Continue reading For Deb, Who Made a Difference and Made a Little Boy’s Life.
Compassion Project EC420, Darwin's Project, is fortunate to house not only a Child Sponsorship Program but also a Child Survival Program. The Child Survival Program is much like a prequel to the Sponsorship Program, educating the mother or primary caregiver, before and after her child is born, about providing critical care during the earliest years. … Continue reading Mothers Making a Living in EC420