Interested in what it’s like to volunteer with us? Check out the blogs of some of our current volunteers. They provide a unique insight on what it’s like living in Ecuador and volunteering with Yanapuma.  You can also read what our Group Leaders and Coordinators have to say.

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The Vision and Mission of Yanapuma Foundation

When we started Yanapuma in 2006 our aim was to help the marginalized and indigenous communities of Ecuador to develop sustainably. One of the great problems in the process of globalization is that most often those at the very fringes end up losing control of their local resources as people from outside move in with …

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Connecting with Yanapuma

I stumbled upon Yanapuma on Idealist.org after doing a search for volunteer opportunities with disadvantaged youth in South America.  I contacted Kelly, the volunteer and intern coordinator, about positions available in this area.  Kelly was more than willing to find a project that was suited to my interests and provided several options I could get …

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