By: qtheagency

First Day in Ecuador

Today marked our first full day in Ecuador. We walked through the town of Latacunca and heard its history, got oriented...

Boarding the Flight to Quito

As we wait for our flight to Quito to begin boarding, it is difficult to contain the excitement that we have...

A New Pear-spective Update

Hey Everyone! As our departure date approaches, we have been reflecting on how fortunate we are to have the chance to...

A New Pear-spective

Hello world! This is team “A New Pear-spective” signing onto our new blog. We invite you to check-in often and share...

2014 Global Health Challenge Contest Update

Community Health Promoters (CHPs) are the lifeblood of a successful effort in community development. If empowered to become knowledgeable and active participants, CHPs can become...

MedMujeres: Contemplando Acceso

Our first day in clinic commenced with blackberry juice and marmalade. As we loaded supplies onto a fleet of bright yellow...

MedMujeres: Bienvenidos a Ecuador

We landed in Ecuador Friday night – amidst fog and rain – ecstatic to escape Cincinnati’s ruthless winter. Saturday morning dawned...

MedMujeres: The Countdown Begins

With less than 2 months to go before our trip to Ecuador, this whole experience still seems surreal. From the overwhelming...

From Jenna Quill, Winner 2011

It is hard to believe that it has been over a year since I had the opportunity to delve into the...

Tierra Nueva Hospital

Quito has approximately 7 large hospitals… (not including sizeable clinics) including 3 public and 4 private. Most of my experience was...