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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


  • Puyo, Ecuador

    June 18-26, 2016

    Participants will work along side church members from churches planted in the Puyo area to plant new churches via a medical, dental, and eye clinics. Puyo is located in the high jungle of Ecuador and is an area of Ecuador where it the church planting vision has caught fire

  • Cuenca, Ecuador - EC16B

    July 1-9, 2016

    Cuenca is not only surrounded by the beauty of the Andes Mountains, but also is the key location for teaching church planting throughout south central Ecuador. During this trip, a medical and reading glass clinic will be offered in each church planting location. Read More ›

  • Guaranda, Ecuador - EC16G

    July 15-23, 2016

    Trips listed as medical need several nonmedical persons also. Guaranda, a city surrounded by mountains covered with fields of crops has five evangelical churches. Read More ›

  • Machala, Ecuador - EC16F

    September 30, 2016 - October 8, 2016

    Many towns outside of the larger, well known cities in Ecuador do not have a single Bible-believing church.Our goal for this e3 Expedition is to continue to reach out to these towns so that each one would have a Bible-believing church - a group of believers with whom they could meet together regularly. Read More ›