Volunteering in Ecuador

Ecuador is the best place to start your journey in South America. This small country has everything you need for an adventure trip: mountains, rain forest, ocean and the unique Galapagos Islands. All those regions are close enough to each other, so you won’t have to travel more than a couple hours to get there.[…]

Fair Trade in Latin America

By Olivia Norris The notion of Fair Trade refers to international trade in which fair prices are paid to producers in developing countries whom have historically been economically exploited. UEX Group supports this international movement in Latin America by actively working with communities producing goods and growing food. Fair trade intends to combat income disparities[…]

Ecuadorian folklore

Written by: Olivia Norris Photos by: Jorge Maldonado (2017) The Andean highlands of Ecuador are a marvel for anyone to encounter, with a list of over twenty named (there are numerous unnamed others) extinct and active volcanoes, central Ecuador boasts some pretty impressive views and some even more impressive heights. On a clear day in Quito[…]