The Maria Lida Foundation provides English courses to the community of Alausí, Ecuador. The goal of the English courses is to empower community members to communicate with international tourists and gain employment in the tourism industry in the area. As of March 2023 we have surpassed providing 1,000 hours of intensive English language instruction!
Since launching the program in late 2018, the Maria Lida Foundation has served approximately 50 students and provided approximately 550 hours of English language instruction!
If you are interested in supporting this initiative, please contact us. Your contributions will help community members like Katy. Katy is a community member who works at a tourist shop at the local train station in Alausi. She enrolled in our English classes to enhance communication with international tourists, provide better customer service, and increase her sales.
Many thanks to our supporters for helping us provide this important service to community members!