Volunteer: Theresa Okokon
Theresa served as a PCV in Ecuador from 2007-09.
She worked primarily with Assoc. AfroEcuatoriana Mujeres de Lucha, a small grassroots women's organization focused on reviving their community through collaborative efforts based in education, employment and food security.
Theresa focused her work on the adopt-a-child lunch program, organizational communication, and fundraising.
Contributions from Theresa Okokon
To celebrate Earth Day with my kid's art class, we decorated little plastic cups filled with small plants. Many of the kids kept their plants alive at home for several weeks!
Yes, I ate a guinea pig.
The artisan market in Otovalo, Ecuador is a major attraction in Ecuador, and one of my favorite places to visit.
These are some of the many wonderful and beautiful children that changed my life in Ecuador.
Parades happen in Ecuador almost every week, they are always celebrating one holiday or another! Here is a woman enjoying the festivities.