Open position – Communications Officer


We are seeking a talented and professional Communications Officer (1-year contract) with a passion for community building to join their team. The Communications Officer is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing communications efforts for CEF, advancing the organization’s success stories and social impact, as well as attracting, building, and deepening the engagement of a community … Continue reading Open position – Communications Officer

Community tourism in Ecuador: An integral and community-based proposal for rural development


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Guest post by Iván M. García, FUNDER Executive Director in Ecuador. Ecuador is a rich country, full of poor people. With a surface area of 260,000 km2 and more than 16,000,000 inhabitants, Ecuador is a country with a wide variety and abundance of natural resources: thousands of hectares of land dedicated or available for agricultural activity … Continue reading Community tourism in Ecuador: An integral and community-based proposal for rural development

English Instruction for Community-based Tourism in Ecuador


One of the latest development projects CEF is supporting is the promotion of community-based tourism in the canton of Sigchos – a small region located in the Ecuadorian Andes and around 40 miles South-West of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Although very remote, Sigchos is a very special place with a large number of natural … Continue reading English Instruction for Community-based Tourism in Ecuador