Education and Conservation in the Ecuadorian Amazon

This summer I will be interning at Yachana Foundation, an NGO which promotes education and sustainability in the Ecuadorian Amazon region. 

  • Yachana Technical High School's Class of 2011
    Sam Kinsman | July 16th, 2011
    Unfortunately my time in Ecuador is quickly coming to an end. I’ll be flying home this Tuesday, and I’ve travelled to Quito to visit some friends before leaving. I've been pretty busy exploring the city, but I've also taken some time to reflect upon...
  • Sam Kinsman | June 14th, 2011
    Much has been going on in the past two weeks at Yachana Technical High School. A few days ago classes ended, and final exam period started. Students are taking tests in the morning, and in the afternoons they continue with the practical components...
  • Sam Kinsman | June 6th, 2011
    Yachana Technical High School is a small boarding school in Amazon rainforest, on the banks of the Napo River. It’s run by Yachana Foundation, and it’s a twenty minute walk away from Yachana Lodge. I’ve been living at the school and teaching...
  • © Frank Sánchez
    Sam Kinsman | May 24th, 2011
    Yachana Foundation is a nongovernmental organization which promotes education and sustainability in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Its main operation is the Yachana Lodge, which is located in the province of Napo. The ecotourism lodge is environmentally...