Alternative Reading Week Ecuador


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Placement dates: 10 days during February Reading Week

Dates of mandatory pre-departure training are to be determined.


Note: Bursaries are available for students who demonstrate financial need, which will reduce fees by 25% ($750).

Price includes return airfare from Winnipeg, program fee, food and accommodation, travel insurance, sightseeing excursions, all in-country transport, IDI training, and comprehensive pre-departure training.

This 10-day program will take you to the Amazon rainforest to lean more about the impact of the oil and gas industry in Ecuador. You will interact with community members living in the Yasuní National Park to learn more about sustainable tourism and traditional lifestyles. Make sure not to forget your bug spray!

ARW Ecuador is recommended for students interested in environmental degradation and conservation, sustainable tourism and political movements.

Participants are eligible for recognition on their Co-Curricular Record (CCR).

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Gerardo Villagran

 Updated December 10, 2016