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Integrated Therapy for Disabled Children in Ecuador

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks


Every Monday


Experience and passion for working in the community and interacting with the people are needed. Participants must also possess enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about the environment and the place's culture.


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Please visit website for details.

Program Fees Include:

• Accommodation: Home stay with hot, running water, and electricity
• Food: 2 meals per day – Breakfast, and dinner
• Airport pick up on a Friday and drop off
• Training: Pre-departure pack, on-site orientation on Saturday and project induction
• Local SIM card and phone: All volunteers are given a local SIM card to use and a mobile phone
(deposit $50 required and must be retuned when you leave)
• Support: 24 hour support
• Excursion planning: Staff will help plan activities and excursions (some activities may cost extra)

Experience Required


    Education or work experience in early childhood education, physical or occupational therapy, dance, music or art skills are a plus. Intermediate Spanish speakers are strongly preferred.

Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Social Work
  • Teaching

Typical Volunteer

A Kaya volunteer shows enthusiasm, spirit and life to stimulate and bring something new to the residents; love, patience and a listening ear for the people; and a good motivator with a positive and optimistic attitude.

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network