Hacienda Tranquila - San Cristobal, Galapagos, Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
Volunteers work in a controlled plot of land to eliminate introduced/ invasive plant species and to restore native and endemic species. Volunteers also assist in community projects, such as installing a new water pipeline for the local community.
Fundacion Arte del Mundo - Baños, Tungurahua - Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
Fundacion Arte del Mundo's emphasis is on sharing the love of books and the arts with the children and adults of Baños through utilising the creativity and talents of volunteers from all over the world.
Intagtour - Imbabura Province - Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
Intagtour is a project that aims to place volunteers interested in teaching, farm work and/or conservation issues with suitable schools, host families, and ecological projects. We work in the parish of Cuellaje, which is one of the 5 parishes that make up the Intag zone of Ecuador, a rural sub-tropical and cloud-forest area of extraordinary natural beauty, and whose residents enjoy a unique, traditional way of life.
Animal Rescue Centre Guayabillas - Ibarra, Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
The Guayabillas Animal Rescue Centre is located on a hill overlooking downtown Ibarra in northern Ecuador. It is the only animal rescue centre in the northern highlands of Ecuador.
The mission of the rescue centre is not only to rehabilitate and release the animals, but also to educate people about the importance of conservation and not having wild animals as pets.
Sustainable Roots - Cosanga – Napo - Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
Sustainable Roots is dedicated to environmental preservation & sustainable development in communities of Latin America. We strive to enable communities to develop a healthy, sustainable, local economy & environment, all while maintaining their cultural pride & heritage.
Merazonia Wildlife Rescue Centre - Pastaza, Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
Merazonia is a dynamic Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre for trafficked and abused Amazonian animals, located on 250 acres of rainforest, in Mera, Ecuador. Animals confiscated by the Ministry of Environment and the police, are brought to us where our resident veterinarian gives them their first check-up in our clinic.
Ecuador Eco Volunteer - Riobamba - Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
Ecuador Eco Volunteer runs a variety of volunteer work programs on the Ecuadorian Coast, the Andes, as well as the Amazon Rainforest. We partner with both indigenous communities as well as non-governmental organizations and work together with them and our volunteers on programs that help protect and preserve the environment and increase the quality of life of the local inhabitants.
Une Option de Plus - Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
The objective of Une Option de Plus is to bring a real support to the initiatives of associations in Ecuador, whose goal is to improve the living conditions of the people there. We support small NGOs working in Ecuador, which intervene in the following areas: health care; education; socio-economic improvement.
ELEP Volunteer & Internship Programs - Quito - Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
ELEP is an experiential learning & education programs provider specialized in designing & delivering customised language courses, volunteer opportunities & professional internship programs with highest level of service for individuals & groups from all over the world.
Teach English, Volunteer - Chimborazo Province - Ecuador - (Click for Project Page)
Ten years ago, the Ecuadorian government decided that English would be taught from the primary school, but there is a huge lack of English teachers in Ecuador.
The aim of this project is to welcome volunteers from abroad to teach English in the Chimborazo province.
Sachayacu - Puyo Pastaza - Ecuador - (click for project page)
Sacha Yacu Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center aims to preserve the biodiversity of the rainforest by stopping and preventing environmental resource destruction. We aim to achieve this by rescuing and rehabilitating wild animals that are in direct danger of being captured illegally by poachers, being treated inhumanely, or being kept or killed illegally.
Santa Lucia - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
Santa Lucía has been welcoming volunteers, both groups and individuals, since 2000 and our volunteer programme continues to play a crucial role in enabling the development of our sustainable ecotourism operation and of our conservation and community projects. The hard work, support and enthusiasm of so many volunteers have helped to reinforce for us the value of our cloud forest reserve and the importance of its continued protection.
Cetecea Ecuador - Esmeraldas - Ecuador - (click for project page)
Project CETACEA looks to improve knowledge about cetaceans and other marine life in order to protect ocean and coastal ecosystems.
Our Caimito Field Station is placed at the tropical coast of Esmeraldas in the centre of one of the last remaining coastal rain forests.
FUNDACION PROYECTO ECOLOGICO CHIRIBOGA - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
This small project is located on San Cristobal Island that has already received recognition from Municipality of San Cristobal, Galapagos National Park & Ministry of Tourism for its unique approach to socio-environmental improvement and learning.
The local staff and volunteers from over 15 countries worldwide are proud of the diverse range of environmental accomplishments that they have pioneered during its four years of operation.
BioMindo- Puerto - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
In effort to facilitate Cloud Forest research El Monte Sustainable Lodge has founded and administrates the Mindo Biological Station (MBS). The bio station is located in pristine cloud forest encompassing elevations ranging from 1,400 meters to 2,600 meters.
Cloudforest Refuge - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
We work to ensure sustainability of human needs under Permaculture basis, increasing biodiversity and productivity in our land. We reduce pressure to wild land following efficient design strategies to achieve appropriate ways of management of land for present and future generations. We do believe that the management of this Refuge can contribute with valuable experiences for local and regional initiatives.
ECO VOLUNTEER UP - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
We offer volunteers real immersion in the various Ecuadorian ecosystems, and real opportunities for learning and sharing Ecuadorian cultures, customs and traditions, all the while helping different projects promote their development and changing lives through a better place to live.
Fundación Cabo San Francisco - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
The Foundation offers opportunities for volunteers in communitarian services, investigation and conservation of the flora and fauna of the region.
The program of volunteers provides practical experience for people interested in investigation, classification of native plants, collecting of seeds and reforestation besides to promote in the population the knowledge and care of its environment through environmental and health education.
Fundación Espíritu del Bosque - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
The Andean Bear Foundation researches, rescues, rehabilitates and liberates Andean bears in Ecuador, in addition to providing information about the bears at local, national and international levels. We receive no funds from the state for this so we need your support and donations if we are to continue helping this endangered species (also known as the spectacled bear).
Jardín Botánico - El Puyo - Ecuador - (click for project page)
The Botanical Garden is a private organisation (family organisation), responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating strategies, guidelines and actions to consolidate a culture of respect for the natural environment, contributing to the defence and protection of environment through scientific research for the Amazonian flora and fauna.
Fundación Jatun Sacha - Quito - Ecuador - (click for project page)
Jatun Sacha Foundation offers volunteer opportunities in their reserves and biological stations, in order to give volunteers field experience in various areas such as reforestation, environmental education, service and community development, wildlife conservation, agroforestry organic agriculture, sustainable aquaculture and scientific research.
Planet Drum - Bahia de Caraquez - Ecuador(click for project page)
Planet Drum works to research, promote and disseminate information about bio regionalism, a grassroots approach to ecology that emphasises sustainability, community self-determination and regional self-reliance. Through its projects, publications, speakers, and workshops, Planet Drum helps start new bio-regional groups and encourages local organisations and individuals to find sustainable ways to live within the natural confines of bio-regions. We believe that people who know and care about the places where they live will work to maintain and restore them.
Rumi Wilco - Loja - Ecuador - (click for project page)
A recent development in world tourism industry is the Ecolodge concept. Under this mode, people who can realise their aptitude to protect biodiversity have endeavoured to create a profitable and controlled use of an area's attractions (i.e. ecotourism), in order to maintain and valorous it. In doing so, a complete self-sustainable cycle of intervention is accomplished.