Julio

Hello, my name is Julio Cesar Nuricumbo Molina, I was born and live in a municipality called Mapastepec in the southern part of the state of Chiapas, Mexico. I am currently 19 years old. I live with my mother and my 2 little nephews. When I was 18 years old Read more…

Tania

Hello friends, my name is Tania Poveda, I am 24 years old and I come from Ecuador, more precisely from the Guaranda region in the province of Bolivár. I am a very spontaneous and cheerful person, I enjoy talking to other people and getting to know their philosophy of life. Read more…

Vanessa

Kawsankichu mashikuna! Hello friends! I am a proud Ecuadorian and belong to the Quichua culture. My name is Vanessa Grefa Vargas. I am 19 years old. I studied tourism. I come from the Sucumbios region, which is the cradle of four indigenous nations of the Ecuadorian Amazon: the Cofanes, the Read more…

Voluntourism: Just quickly saving the world?

Spending holidays in an “exotic” country and at the same time saving the world a little bit: this is how offers of the so-called “voluntourism”, a term consisting of the two words “volunteering” and “tourism”, are often being presented. A combination of holidays and volunteer work might sound tempting for Read more…

Victor

Hello everybody! My name is Victor Zambrano. I was born in Esmeraldas, a town in northeastern Ecuador, historically known for its African roots. I studied psychology with a focus on social psychology in the capital Quito. During my time as a student at the university I understood that it is Read more…