From incorporation in 2006, including projects already underway, ECUADOR QUILT, INC. has the made the following contributions in Ecuador:
- Funded construction of 6 Day Care Centers, disbursed throughout the village, including essential equipment for the kitchens, indoor bathrooms, classrooms and nap time.
- Co-funded construction of a new Medical Center to expand ability to provide medical care to the village.
- On an ongoing basis, funded medicinal and equipment needs as well as support for the staff.
- Funded construction of a Community Center.
- Contributed funds to build a shaded Community Park to provide a place for a needed respite from the brutal sun and high temperatures in San Pablo.
- Provided financial and construction assistance to build houses for more than 60 families.
- Responded to requests for nutritional support at the Day Care Center with quarterly subsidies when government support was discontinued.
- Built a Chapel for this community with strong ties to their Catholic faith.
- Co-funded expansion of the high school building including the construction of 3 trade schools.
- Donated funds and needed equipment for the 3 trade schools.
- The 3 trade schools are a mechanical school with more than 90 students enrolled, a computer science school as well as a tourism school. More than 24 students graduated in 2020.
- Built a Pavilion over the School Plaza which functions as a gymnasium for the school, for assemblies and as a community center for large scale gatherings as the only shaded structure large enough to hold a crowd.
- Purchased plastic chairs to allow for seating for gatherings.
- During the 2020 Covid Pandemic, Ecuador Quilt sponsored a food program for people who were out of work and in need.
- Provided support for maintenance and programs of Hermananas Hospitalarias, del Sagagrado.
- Contributed to funding of the construction of the Saint Theresa Chapel.
- Contribute to the support of nuns who work among the poor to allow them to continue their humanitarian efforts.
Basic healthcare, meals and child care are basic requirements. Ecuador Quilt provides all of these for the desperately poor.
HOUSING & COMMUNITY
A home with running water is a must. Ecuador Quilt has built more than 60 homes for needy families as well as a community center.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Education and training are keys to lift people from poverty. Ecuador Quilt has helped more than 590 students with classrooms & training.