Category Archives for "Cotacachi Lifestyle"

Ecuador Project Hope

Thanksgiving, Generosity and Significance

Hatu Mikiu Food Kitchen Hatu Mikiu is Kichwa come and eat…                     Thanksgiving is approaching for our many North American friends as a day of being thankful for the abundance of Mother Earth.  A time for reminiscing of days gone by and memories.   Enjoy this […]

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Wow Factor From a Nine Year Old

Hatu Mikui soup kitchen had the wonderful experience in July of a family visiting Cotacachi and wanting to help our forgotten elderly people. Mother, Dad and two young daughters age 6 and 8 helped us serve in the soup kitchen every day for a full month!  The 8 year old’s birthday was in August. She stated she wanted […]

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Christmas Joy and the Happiness of Giving

Our Endeavours Embrace All Ages Our passion to serve the less fortunate in Cotacachi has no boundaries. Our projects encompass both the very young and the older folks with heartfelt enthusiasm. December was very active in many areas of humanitarian work for Ecuador Project Hope.  Our elderly forgotten street people were fed a wonderful meal […]

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The Elderly Forgotten Folks of Cotacachi

Have you ever been cold and lonely? And wondered if you could find a warm, dry place to rest your weary body come nighttime? Have you ever been hungry but wondered where your next meal would come from? Did you ever just feel you wanted a hug but no one was there for you? In […]

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Serving Soup for the Soul in Cotacachi

Currently, we are serving from 20 to 25 disadvantaged elderly people breakfast and lunch.  A typical meal in the morning is fresh juice, egg, bread and coffee or hot chocolate.  A typical lunch is soup, rice, meat or chicken with a small salad. Looking for a creative way to make a difference in the lives […]

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El Pan del Cielo was a Huge Success

Ecuador Project Hope Soup Kitchen Our first annual fundraiser, El Pan del Cielo (Bread of Life), on October 5, 2013 was a huge success! Over 200 people attended and were served a great BBQ lunch at $5.00 per person. The silent auction, with many great prizes, brought in over $1,200. Raffle tickets sold rapidly for […]

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Morales Chupa October Visit

Morales Chupa October Visit We had a great time visiting with the Indigenous pre-school children.  We distributed diapers for the babies, small toys and books. People visiting Cotacachi have been bringing school supplies and clothing for these young children. Wonderful contributions! A suitcase is the best way to bring needed items.  We are definitely in […]

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Cotacachi’s Less Fortunate Fed By Volunteers

Our main objective: To feed the poor and give them shelter off the street. The soup kitchen has been active for over a month and two meals are being served daily.  The people that live on the street are given a hot meal delivered by car and volunteers. On October 5th we are planning our first […]

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The Fun of a Surprise Visit!

Morales Chupa Pre-School Surprise Visit On June 18th we visited the Morales Chupa Indigenous pre-school. A friend Deb from Florida was visiting with me and took all the photos.  Merlin is our bottom cover man (diapers) and has been providing diapers for the 10 children in diapers on his visits.  Another friend Deb also accompanied […]

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Cotacachi Soup Kitchen Progress

I visited the building on June 14 and all is moving forward… The section for the kitchen is being enclosed and the concrete second floor will be a small office and an area for children. Funds have been raised to open the soup kitchen within the next two weeks. A bingo night was sponsored by […]

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