Cotacachi School Progress – WOW!

New Happenings At Our Cotacachi School April 2010 I have not visited the school since July of 2009 – and all I can say is WOW. My good friends Jack and Eileen from Florida transported 3 boxes of school supplies in their container that was headed for Cotacachi and arrived last December. My trip this […]

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Cotacachi – Mission Accomplished

A MEDICAL MISSION IN ECUADOR Story & Photos by Patricia McCormick A wonderful and celebrated occasion took place in April 2010 in Cotacachi, a small town of about 6,000 indigenous people high in the Andes. People of all ages came to the tents housing Dr. Ashish Sanon, a renowned surgeon and ophthalmologist, from Beverly Hills, […]

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Progress – Heathcare Volunteers

There is no committee at this time; I am it… although I have had offers of help from people now living in Ecuador, I do not have the guidelines for the medical side of this project… so I plan to contact Health Care professionals who understand what is required. I have been in discussions with […]

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Exciting News For Project Hope

EXCITING NEWS… Doctor Ashish Sanon, an eye surgeon from Beverley Hills, Florida, will be in Cotacachi, Ecuador between April 6th and 10th. He will be examining the poor for eye diseases in the village of Agualongo. Agualongo is the village that Ecuador Project Hope assists, through donations of school supplies, vitamins and clothing. There are […]

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Clinic Approved For Dr. Vaca

Dr. Fabian Vaca has been approved by the Ecuadorian government to open an indigenous clinic in Cotacachi, Ecuador. I met Dr. Vaca 2 years ago when I stayed at the El Meson hotel. A guest was not feeling well and he was called to evaluate this person. We had a conversation in the dining area […]

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Ecuador Project Hope – Update

November 30, 2009 Ecuador Project Hope is moving forward. We are in need of some assistance for the school in Cotacachi, Ecuador to provide a safe environment for these 60 children between the ages of 2 and 6. We have materials on site for electricity and for a dropped ceiling which will help the school […]

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The Awesome Power Of One…

Do You Believe In The Power Of One Person? How my vacation in Cotacachi, Ecuador turned into a humanitarian journey in the spring of 2007 and continues… My indigenous guide suggested that I visit a school just outside of Cotacachi. As we entered the community small children converged on the car from all directions. We […]

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