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Apr 11

A Heartfelt Message

By Micky | Ecuador Project Hope

At times a few heartfelt words can make a difference.  I really wanted to share this with all of you today… – Micky Friends, I warmly bring you greetings from Ecuador, where I have been living for a little more than 3 years. It is the land of my birth, my Mother Earth, which I […]

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Mar 25

Benefactor Matches Donations

By Micky | Ecuador Project Hope

Friends of Ecuador Project Hope I have a benefactor who will match dollar for dollar to complete the school. Any amount that you can donate will be doubled – what a wonderful gift to complete the Agualongo school. We still need to finish the lunch room, (see Photo) tables and benches, paint for the exterior […]

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Mar 25

Thank You For Your Generosity

By Micky | Ecuador Project Hope

Many thanks to all of you for your donations, volunteer work, school supplies and your generous support of Agualongo school. Many of you have visited the school and it is real joy for the children. I think this says a lot for the gringos living in Cotacachi and people/friends from various countries. Your contributions are […]

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Mar 24

Even Older Folks Love A Party

By Micky | Cotacachi Events

Cotacachi Nursing Home Christmas Celebration – 2010 Fifteen Gringos packed into a couple of vans bringing coconut pies, homemade cakes, sodas and lots of fresh fruits to the Indigenous Nursing Home. As we approached the front door in our Santa Claus hats – the women were eagerly awaiting our arrival in their Santa hats. The […]

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Mar 24

Agualongo Christmas Party

By Micky | School Events

Many thanks to Videographer – Yoko Nishi and Video Editor – Geoff Lawrence for sharing their creativity in this video. The Celebration of Feliz Navidad began with little angels, shepherds and an indigenous King and Queen. Imagine 30 children, all between the ages of 3 and 4 entertaining us with song and dance. It was […]

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Mar 16

Ceremony – Day Of The Dead

By Micky | Cotacachi Events

In Ecuador the holiday is interpreted as a day to “catch up” with the ones who are no longer with us but have a life in a different world. People pack lunches of traditional food, flowers and offerings and head for the cemeteries where they spend the day as a family talking, eating and performing […]

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Mar 15

Spectacular Easter Parade

By Micky | Cotacachi Events

GOOD FRIDAY IN QUITO, ECUADOR Written and Photographed by Patricia McCormick I had the privilege of witnessing the El Jesus del Gran Poder procession in Quito on Good Friday. It is one of the largest Good Friday processions in the world; second only to Seville, Spain. I was not prepared for how moving the procession […]

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