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Between the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon jungle, Ecuador is a truly rare and special place. Designated one of only 17 “megadiverse” countries, it is one of the few places where even wildlife is constitutionally protected.

Evangelical Christians have grown from just 17,000 in 1960 to 1.2 million today. Among the Quechua people, over 50% now proclaim Christ in certain regions where only a fraction had heard the Gospel just decades ago.  Still, much work needs to be done.

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Vital Statistics

Population: 15,654,411

Life Expectancy: 76 Years

Religions: Roman Catholicism (95%), Other (5%)

Languages: Spanish, Quechua

UPCOMING Ecuador MISSION TRIPS

  • Portoviejo, Ecuador - EC18C

    June 8-16, 2018

    Portoviejo is just one of the cities that was damaged by earthquakes in the spring of 2016. Many people lost everything. Many lives were lost. Our responsibility is to go and be good listeners. Read More ›

  • Bahia, Ecuador - EC18D

    June 15-23, 2018

    Bahia is just one of the cities that was damaged by earthquakes in the spring of 2016. Many people lost everything. Many lives were lost. Our responsibility is to go and be good listeners. Read More ›

  • Riobamba, Ecuador - EC18B

    June 16-24, 2018

    Participants will work along side church members in the highlands of Ecuador to plant new churches via medical, dental, and eye clinics. There is a need for both physical and spiritual help in this area.

  • Cuenca, Ecuador - EC18E

    June 22-30, 2018

    Nestled in the Andes Mountains, Cuenca is a picturesque city where religion permeates daily lives, but experiencing God’s gift of grace and having a personal relationship with God does not. Read More ›

  • Esmeraldas, Ecuador - EC18F

    November 2-10, 2018

    Last year, a small team worked in Esmeraldas with one established church and as a result of God at work there 19 home Bible studies are meeting weekly and ready to multiply. Read More ›