2008 EDUCATIONAL MISSION TRIP TO VILCABAMBA, ECUADOR

Led by Rebecca Rice and Reported by Terry Minke May 2008

LEADERS: Rebecca Rice, VP – Communications, CK Companies

Our Hosts: Jaime, Adrian and Eva Mendoza

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Participants: Darren Minke – Contract Photographer, Kris Hundt – Contract Photographer, Diego Ortuño – Contract Videographer

Duration: 5 Days

Schools visited: Trece De Abril (13th of April), Neuve de Octubre (9th of October)-Grammar School

Other Places of Interest visited: Vilcabamba Waterfall, Vilcabamba Square, Vilcabamba Fruit Market, Vilcabamba Rainforest

The purpose of this trip was to deliver much needed copy machines for teachers to make copies of text books. In addition, the team videotaped and photographed the schools, waterfall, mountainside, rainforest, the fresh fruits from the valley, and Los Viejos – “The Old Ones” of the Vilcabamba Valley.

Among the items be supplied the schools in Vilcabamba:

  • 1000 T-Shirts
  • Copy machines