Riobamba, Ecuador Classic SLT: July 06 - 14, 2024 - MEDLIFE

Riobamba, Ecuador Classic SLT: July 06 – 14, 2024

Thank you for joining our MEDLIFE Movement through a Service Learning Trip (SLT)! With over 19 years of experience, MEDLIFE is dedicated to sustainable and ethical volunteering. Our mission? Empowering communities in their pursuit of healthcare, education, and safe housing. As an SLT participant, you are joining that worldwide Movement!

To register for a Service Learning Trip with MEDLIFE, a $200 deposit is required. Please note that this deposit is non-refundable. We encourage you to review our SLT booking conditions, including our cancellation policies. For additional details and safety guidelines, visit our FAQs and travel safe page.

🌟Optional Extensions for Your MEDLIFE SLT🌟

Enhance your MEDLIFE SLT with add-ons that directly support community development projects and patient care. Profits from these options fuel these initiatives. You can add them before or after your trip during booking!








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Begin in Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage site with charming colonial architecture. Experience the Otavalo artisan market, marvel at Mindo Cloud Forest’s biodiversity, and witness the grandeur of Cotopaxi National Park’s volcano.

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$215 USD
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Nestled into the mountains where the Andes meet the Amazon, Baños is a remote paradise home to sweeping views, extreme sports, and plenty of local tradition.

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$1550 USD
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Discover the Galapagos Islands, the inspiration for Darwin’s evolution theory. This unique UNESCO-protected archipelago boasts unparalleled biodiversity. Experience majestic wildlife, from giant tortoises to blue-footed boobies, with expert guides on this breathtaking journey.

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Highlights of the Week:

  • Learn about the challenges faced by low-income communities on a Reality Tour
  • Gain experience shadowing healthcare professionals at a Mobile Clinic
  • Help bring safer homes to families with a Development Project
  • Build bridges across cultures by connecting with community members

Key Pillars

  • Service: By volunteering on a Service Learning Trip, you’ll directly help bring accessible medical care, health education, and a safer home to the marginalized communities you visit.
  • Environment: Service Learning Trips are created with sustainability in mind. From learning about how Indigenous communities live sustainably in the Tena to building traditional corn dryers in Cusco, we aim to preserve the environments in which we operate.
  • Education: Learn about the historical, political, and economic factors that have shaped the realities faced by families. Deepen your knowledge of global health by shadowing healthcare professionals.
  • Life-changing experiences: Through eye-opening experiences and building human connections, a Service Learning Trip will renew your passion for building a world free from the constraints of poverty.

Travel & safety

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When you sign up for a Service Learning Trip, you are automatically registered for medical emergency insurance for the duration of your trip. Visit our travel safe page or email us at [email protected] to learn more.