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The Fundacion Arte del Mundo (FAM)is a registered non-profit community-based organization in Baños de Agua Santa, a small town in Tungurahua, Ecuador. The foundation emphasizes sharing a love for books and the arts with children and adults in the Baños community.

The mission is carried out by using the creativity and talents of volunteers from all over the world. Volunteers are used to create and initiate after-school programs at the library for the children, run the movie-nights, and longer-term volunteers can teach English. The organization also supports a rural literacy outreach programs to distribute books to rural communities near Baños.

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An ideal program for both short and long-term volunteers. Keep in mind though, all GV volunteers working directly with children are encouraged to stay for two weeks minimum.


No fees though volunteers staying in FAM accommodation are asked for an “accommodation donation” of $175 a month for less than three months, and a discount of $150 a month for volunteers committing to 3 months or more.


For more information about volunteering with Fundacion Arte del Mundo (FAM) , visit them online:

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