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Independence Day – Seeds of Change Group Journal Entry


Even though today was our country’s (minus Marco, who is from Germany) Independence Day, the day was spent celebrating the face that we were in Ecuador and not the United States. After a delicious breakfast of mixed fruits, oats, blackberry juice, and scrambled eggs, we left to participate in the service project. Little did we […]

Rio Muchacho


Buenos Dias a todos! Our days at the Rio Muchacho Organic Farm have been filled with excitement and provided us plenty of opportunity to get our hands dirty this week! Every morning, at dawn, we begin our day with farm routines — feeding the cows, pigs, horses, and composting worms –before enjoying a big bowl […]

The Andean Highlands


Hola padres! Woke up early this morning and after a wonderful vegetarian breakfast, we left to tour a cheese factory. After some sampling, we drove to the beginning of the trail and hiked through the clouds and mountains for two hours before stopping for a bagged lunch. We sat, relaxed, and ate our sandwiches while […]

Quito and Cumbaya


The first few days of our adventure are underway! After arriving and a short night’s sleep on Sunday night, we got started with our first activities. We spent a lot of the first day in our beautiful guesthouse in the valley outside of Quito surrounded by avocado, citrus, and banana trees. After some morning games […]