Yachana Foundation: Empowerment Through Education

DESCRIPTION

The Yachana Foundation, founded in the early 1990’s by their visionary leader, Douglas McMeekin, has become highly respected around the world for its leadership in instilling local empowerment for indigenous communities through education.

From building schools to a community health clinic, Yachana changes the lives of local communities by giving them the educational tools they need to be successful in life. In this video, learn about the organization, their amazing staff, the school faculty and students, and how they are changing individual lives and entire communities along with preserving their rich local environment for the long haul.

LOCATION

Ecuador
south-america