Yanapuma began offering programs for international students in 2007. Since then we have worked with a wide variety of organizations, universities, colleges, and high schools, creating individualized programs to achieve the specific aims of each organization. We offer programs that fall within the categories of global citizenship, service learning, study abroad and gap year, each with its own specific requirements. Click on the links on the right to learn about the possibilities in each area.
With a wide range of contacts in Ecuador we are perfectly placed to connect individual students and groups to communities and grass-roots projects that are struggling to create sustainable change at the local level. We maintain a commitment to these groups, and with our team of dedicated coordinators we look forward to being able to organize suitable programs, creating a win-win situation for both sides.
We can also set up research opportunities and internships for individual students, from one month and upwards, offering help with research site selection, development of data-gathering methods, logistical support and office facilities for students.
Click here to read about the core problems facing indigenous and marginalized communities in Ecuador