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So far The European Guild has created 74 blog entries.

September 2018

Carmen deployed in ecuador

Carmen: EU AID VOLUNTEER Carmen, 33 years old, Spanish From the southern Andes Hi! My name is Carmen, I was born in Galicia several years ago and live in Ecuador since August 2017. I have a bachelor degree in Psychology and a master degree in Latin American, Portuguese and Iberian Cultural Studies. I love travelling and learning [...]

Julián deployed in Ecuador

Julián: EU AID VOLUNTEER Julián, 27 years old, Mexican A franco-mexican in Ecuador My name is Julián Rojo, and I am an EU Aid Volunteer, currently deployed in Ecuador, working in community awareness regarding disaster risk reduction. I was born in Mexico in 1991, in a family composed of spanish and french immigrants, which [...]

August 2018

Research on socio-economic vulnerability to landslides

Research on socio-economic vulnerability to landslides      Rita Pestana, Pueblo Unido, 2018 Over the last couple of months I have primarily focused on a research on socio-economic vulnerability to landslides from the Faculty of Engineering in Geology and Petroleum from the Escuela Politécnica Nacional, and on preparing, in collaboration with my colleagues from [...]

July 2018

Two new activities with a cultural dimension

Two new activities with a cultural dimension                                                        Ariane Fontaine, Quito, 2018   Ecuasol and CinéCyclo (www.cinecyclo.com) have created a long-term partnership and our Ambato team – Eric and France – will participate directly in the project by cycling around the country and organizing movie nights for one or two months while Alejandra [...]

June 2018

A bit of everything as volunteer in coordination in Ecuador

A bit of everything as volunteer in coordination in Ecuador                                                                 Cristina Po, Pedernales, 2018 As volunteer in project management and coordination, one can say that I, Cristina Po, do a bit of everything. I work together with the project manager, Andrea Cuisana, in giving support to all the teams, consolidating the information of [...]

May 2018

Ecuador: project of engagement with civil society

project of engagement with civil society Since I, Rita Pestana, have returned in late February to Ecuador, to start my second year as a Europe Aid volunteer, I have been busy. In between re-establishing contacts, attending meetings and scientific events,... The most interesting activity I am currently participating in, is a project of [...]

April 2018

Marta deployed in ecuador

Marta: EU AID VOLUNTEER Marta, 35 years old, Spanish From art to aid Mar Lopez was born in 1981 in the Northwest of Spain. As a kid, she was a kind of Lisa Simpson that wanted to be an environmental activist to save the whales in Greenpeace's boat as soon as she grew up. [...]

Ecuador: school workshop on risk management

school workshops on risk management In Ecuador, the training courses concerning the risk management dedicated to the students are seldom and it is complicated to access the public schools’ system with the volunteering status. I had the occasion to meet the municipal assistant of the little town of “Montalvo”, a man very invested [...]

Cristina deployed in ecuador

Cristina: EU AID VOLUNTEER Cristina, 26 years old, Spanish I wouldn´t imagine myself doing anything else My name is Cristina and I have been working in Cooperation for Development and Humanitarian Aid for the past 3 and a half years. And to be honest, I wouldn´t imagine myself doing anything else. I studied Marketing [...]

March 2018

Anunciación : deployed in ecuador

Anunciación : EU AID VOLUNTEER Anunciación, 30 years old, Spanish From Atlantic coast to Pacific coast Hello! My name is Anun and since August of last year I have changed my horizon from the Atlantic coast in Cádiz to one of the manaba’s Pacific of Ecuador. That is why, when I am asked if [...]