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April 10-18: Tena, Ecuador – Mobile Clinic*

* The price of this trip is subject to change. Register today to lock in the current price!

Trip Details

Trip Start Date: 04/10/2021
Trip End Date: 04/18/2021
Cut off date: 03/11/2021
Donation Goal: $990
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Overview

Tena is an urban center in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador. It serves as the primary economic and governmental hub for a network of surrounding indigenous communities. Due to isolation and poor infrastructure, communities have limited access to healthcare and other basic services. In recent years, these Amazonian communities have experienced rapid modernization through increased contact with outsiders interested in tourism, ecotourism, and oil prospecting. The area also faces environmental problems caused by the large-scale industrial extraction of natural resources in the Amazon. This has resulted in serious health complications for its inhabitants, including higher rates of cancer and skin diseases.

By coming on a Service Learning Trip to Tena, you will empower local communities with free healthcare through a MEDLIFE Mobile Clinic and improved infrastructure through a Development Project. Sign up today for a trip today and join the MEDLIFE Movement!

MEDLIFE Extensions Available

Checkout the MEDLIFE extensions we offer for this trip below! When you fill out the trip registration form, you can select any of the available extensions you are interested in.

If there are no MEDLIFE extensions listed below or if you have already registered for this trip and would like to add MEDLIFE extensions to your campaign, email us at [email protected] with the extension you are interested in. All extensions can be found at Good Life Expeditions but please note they may not be available for this particular trip.

White Water Rafting

Bring your teamwork skills and a sense of adventure for an adrenaline-pumping experience! You will head deep into the complex ecosystem that forms the jungle southwest of Tena for a day of white water rafting.

Custom Experiences

Contact us if you would like a custom extension. Options include the Galapagos Islands, the Ecuadorian Amazon, and Mainland Ecuador.

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