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Day Three: First Clinic Day

September 3rd 2012
Today we visited a Tierra Nueva school for children with special needs. We got to interact with the kids and learn a little bit about how their foundation works. It is in Ecuador's constitution to provide adequate education for all children regardless of mental capacity and/or physical disabilities. However, many of the schools ignore this law and almost no one enforces it. This leaves the chi ... read more
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Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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