Los Aliados Foundation
Abdón Calderón y Garcia Moreno 205, Tena, Ecuador
Sector of Work:
Ecological Conservation and Sustainability; Self-Governance, Community Development, Social Entrepreneurship
Working to fundamentally transform business in the Andes and the Amazon.
Aliados brings together people from different worlds who believe in development without destruction. We’re creating resilient community business based on biodiversity in the Andes and the Amazon— and connecting them to markets across the globe. In addition to creating thriving businesses, this work improves the livelihoods of indigenous people, preserves traditional cultures, and protects valuable ecosystems that the world relies on. To achieve this goal, our work focuses on how local communities manage their natural resources, including agriculture, energy, timber and non timber forest products (NTFP’s), and how these relationships connect to the outside world.
English required, Spanish preferred
Public Health and Traditional Medicine; Participatory Community Development; Sustainable Agricultural Design; Ethnobotany; Agricultural Cooperative Outreach; Sustainable Agricultural Development; Conservation Biology Research and Monitoring; Indigenous Artisenal Enterprise Development; Organic Sustainable Agriculture; Community Development; Social Entrepreneurship; Public Health partnership with Water Ecuador; Forest Conservation;
Preferred Skills and Background:
Experience working in Latin America is a plus. Public health, M&A, Social Entrepreneurship; Conservation, Community Development
: 8 Weeks @ $1600.00, 10 Weeks @ $2000.00 (Includes lodging). Optional homestay fee $60 week (Ecuador only). Homestay includes all meals, lodging and transportation. Students are responsible for flights, housing, potential visa fees, and living expenses. Students are required to purchase purchase WUSTL travel insurance for the duration of their practicum for $40/month.
or preventative medication is recommended and may be required for your program participation. Students are responsible for covering all associated costs. Please refer to the CDC
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Brown School Contact:
Global Programs Office
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