Tag Archives: Ongota

A Parent Reflects On the Power of Helping

December 12, 2011 / admin / Updates

An update from Uwe, who’s been on two trips to Ecuador with a Fairfield, CT middle school. He was so moved by his participation, he now volunteers as a board member of Humanity Now. How often can you truly say that a specific situation or a specific opportunity changed your life forever? And how often […]

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October 10, 2011 / admin / Updates

From Greg, a parent from Connecticut: Water!  All we have to do is turn on the tap!  You think it’s important and can understand intellectually that it’s a must for good health. I was fortunate to have gone to Ecuador for two years in a row where we helped the Ongota  tribe that live near the […]

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Student Helps in Ecuador

October 7, 2011 / admin / Updates

My experience in Ecuador is one I will never forget. The most rewarding part of the trip was to helping the Ongota tribe. Knowing that we were able to make a difference really makes me feel good. We are so privileged and lucky to live where we live and have what we have, and it’s […]

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Middle Schooler Visits HN Project

September 14, 2011 / admin / Updates

Recently, middle school student Kelsey Lewellyn visited the Ongota community, part of HumanityNow’s Ecuador project. Kelsey wrote an article about the trip, and her school’s fundraising efforts, for AmazingKids! magazine. Here’s the link.

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Video: Ecuador Community Prepares for Visit

March 1, 2011 / admin / Updates

Last year, students from Roger Ludlowe Middle School in Fairfield, CT visited the Ongota community in Ecuador and helped them recover from a recent flood. Students from the school will again visit the community this April. They’ll bring supplies and help rebuild, and will deepen the friendship with the Ongota community. Here’s a video the […]

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