Month of May recap


May was a whirlwind month for us. I ( Erik) was travelling every week. Originally Kristina and I were scheduled to travel together but because of her pregnancy and the risk of getting Zika she stayed in Quito and worked

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Earthquake update

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It has now been almost a month since the earthquake hit the coast of Ecuador, the official death toll is in the 600s but those are only the people that have been found and identified. Most people speculate that number

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The Amazon and Back


Machetes, tarps and baskets of avocados have now become essential road trip items. Last week we packed up the car and did a 1000 kilometer loop through the Amazon region of Ecuador visiting projects and sites of future projects. It …

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Lote 3

One of the projects that we have been working with that excites us most is the Dairy Co-op in a rural community called Lote 3. The community has only a few hundred inhabitants and sits in the rolling mountainside well …

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Getting Our Hands Dirty



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Our hope in coming to Ecuador and partnering with FACE (the community development branch of the Ecuadorian Covenant Church) was to be able to participate in as much agriculture-related activities as possible. We are happy to report that …

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