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Holistic Community Development in Ecuador

Locations

Ecuador: Quito
Nicaragua: Managua

Program Duration

7-12 Months, 1-2 Years, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks

Dates

Jan 2016-Aug 2016, July 2016-Aug 2017, July 2016-Dec 2016, Jan 2017-Aug 2017

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

13 months- $8,900, 7 months- $6,000 , 5 months- $4,500

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Living stipend
  • Medical insurance
  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Excursions
  • Language instruction
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Written materials abroad

Credit Available

yes

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Cooking
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Health Education
  • Marketing
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Farming
  • Small Business Development
  • Teaching
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Most volunteers come to us as recent college graduates, or with some college experience. The majority of our volunteers commit to 13 months of service with Manna Project, although we also offer 5 month or 7 month terms of service. Additionally, we have summer internship experiences for current college students that range from 4-8 weeks during May and June every year.

Age Range

18 and up

This Program is open to

American and Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Transcript
  • Resume
  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network