Guest Post at a Pair of Panties and Boxers

Update.. This post is a few years old.  Between the time of writing and the present, Project DCR has shut its doors. I urge anyone interested in volunteering at a genuine project of substance working with kids in Ecuador to click on the link and read the article for one reason.  Karin Ernehed. Karin was … Continue reading

Project DCR-How you can help while exploring Ecuador

I´ve previously written about Project DCR for this blog but wanted to break down what they do, what they need in terms of support, and explain the ways that people traveling to Ecuador can help. Project DCR is a legal, well-organized foundation that was created a year ago by two volunteers who took over it´s operation from … Continue reading

Project DCR

     I first met the people who would become Prject DCR through their weekly pub quiz at Finn McCool´s to benefit street children.  They are impressive as they hold this weekly event to actually benefit street children by getting them into schools and making it possible for them to access educational materials as well.  That´s the line that I´ve … Continue reading

The little hostel that could,the Quilotoa Loop, the Jungle, and the Galapagos..Travelling with a conscience!

  There are a few places in Ecuador that are out-of-the-way, a little tricky to get to, and are well worth the effort to get there just for the experience and joy of travelling that they bring to any journey. Among these are the hills of Otavalo, which take catching a caminisetta or a taxi, Vilcabamba, … Continue reading

Passion and Prose-Brian Iverson

“I like my grass blue and my whiskey straight” quote from brian!   Thinking about how to introduce Brian my head is filled with thoughts about meeting him in Quito at Finn´s and then finding him in the least likely places.  When I went to the coast with a group of volunteers all of the … Continue reading

Coming to Ecuador? Bring a book for Project DCR..

If your reading this and travelling to Ecuador in the next few months, I´ve come up with an idea that helps the kids involved with Project DCR. Project DCR works with street kids in Ecuador that are outside of the school system by placing them in the school that they started.  At the moment they … Continue reading

People and Prose-Volunteer of the Week

As part of my job at Lead-Adventures I make point to find volunteers who have spent time at one of the many projects going on in Ecuador.  I do this to find out how their time at the project was and keep updated about how specific projects are running presently. Lead is serious about people getting the … Continue reading