Community indigenous project: volunteer in Salasaka, Ecuador

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S.K.Y. Katitawa is looking for volunteers

Hello, if you are looking for your next volunteering project and have an interest in working with children, S.K.Y. Katitawa is perfect for you! Sumak Kawsay Yachay (S.K.Y.) is a community project in the indigenous Andean village of Salasaka, Ecuador.



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In our local language, Kichwa, the name means “A Beautiful Life with Education.”
General info
We are a non-profit that helps, by offering English classes, summer programs for children, and help with community development projects.
All of our work is made possible by our volunteers.
Minimum stay
There is no minimum or maximum stay required but we ask all volunteers to work 6 hours each day from Monday to Friday, with weekends to explore other parts of Ecuador.
Food and Accommodation
Each volunteer gets 3 prepared meals a day and accommodation.
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Fees – transparency

This non-profit organization charges a weekly fee of 30 euros in exchange for food and accommodation. 

Volunteers can choose between different kind of tasks, depending on what is needed.
Some projects include:
  • teaching English, Maths, Arts or any other subject you are familiar with at the afternoon school;
  • helping out with English classes for children, young adults and adults;
  • fundraising;
  • construction work;
  • gardening;
  • volunteer coordination (minimum stay of 6 months required);
  • anything else you have expertise at and are willing to contribute!


Volunteering with us would also be a good opportunity for you to enjoy a local experience. If you need more info, please use CONTACT DETAILS

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or contact us at: +593 989815377.

Author: Voluntouring staff

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