Update: The 300, Their 1 % And The Other 1%

After meeting with a governor, contacting the media, tweeting at the president and writing long descriptive articles; efforts on social media and in the Ecuadorian justice system to alleviate the pligths of 300 English Teaching Fellows of the Ministry of Education's Time to Teach Program as managed by Edificar; finally seems to be yielding some results.

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Edificar: ¿Edificando o Demoliendo?

Desde los millennials de veintitantos que buscan la próxima aventura o una experiencia intercultural al profesional de nivel medio en año sabático, al menos unos 300 voluntarios decidieron pasar un periodo de sus vidas como voluntarios enseñando inglés, experimentando la cultura latinoamericana y viviendo, literalmente, en la mitad del mundo; hasta que algo realmente malo sucedió.

Edificar: Building Up or Pulling Down?

How a Few Mismanaged a Volunteer Program in Ecuador & Got Many Stuck From the young 20-something millennial looking for the next adventure or a cross-cultural experience to the mid-level professional on sabbatical, about 300 volunteers decided to spend some time of their lives volunteering to teach English, experiencing the Latin Culture and living literally in … Continue reading Edificar: Building Up or Pulling Down?

Parcero o Presidente

Colombia se alista para las elecciones Era un día normal en Bogotá, el cielo despejado como si no fuese a llover en 10 años, pero no se engañen porque las nubes aquí se reúnen en segundos como hormigas legionarias sobre una araña o azúcar; solo que ellas en lugar de devorar la brillante dulzura, te … Continue reading Parcero o Presidente

‘Parcero’ or ‘Presidente’:

Colombia braces for elections It was a usual day in Bogotá- the sky cloudless as if it will not rain in 10 years. Don't be fooled though, clouds here gather within seconds like soldier ants gathering on spilled sugar; only they, rather than feast on the glittering sweetness, will soak you in what will feel … Continue reading ‘Parcero’ or ‘Presidente’: