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Ecuador – Cerro Verde

Ecuador – Cerro Verde

Background The Cerro Verde community has about 45 families and a population of approximately 225 people. The community’s main economic activity is farming corn in the rainy season. Some in the community travel into nearby Rocafuerte City to work in

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Meet the Community of Cerro Verde

Our community is a very humble community, very happy and the people are very sweet. I want to greet people over there in the United States and tell you that this Ecuadorian, this “Manabita” wants something good for our community.

Don Carlos President of Cerro Verde

“We are a community that needs this project, needs this work. For me really it’s because of the water because the water does not go through proper treatment.”

Dionicio Mendoza Vice President of Cerro Verde

“Truly, we are proud to be Ecuadorians and that some of our American brothers came to visit us. It’s very good – excellent. As an Ecuadorian I am very grateful because we are one world. And, like we Ecuadorians say, together we are more.”

Jose Velez Resident of Cerro Verde

Recent Work

Our chapter has been busy working to help improve the lives of our partner communities. Follow these links to stay up-to-date on our recent work!

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