Ecuador – 2021-23
Ecuador is located on the Pacific coast with a population of over 17 million people. It is known globally for its biodiversity and scenic beauty. Ecuador is a Christian nation with almost 75 percent of its residents claiming the Christian faith. At the same time, less than 10 percent of those residents would claim to be evangelical.
Short-term trips categorized at this level have either a medium level of strenuous activity levels, mid-level advanced ministry or location requirements, or all of the above. Participants must be willing to share the gospel and their testimony to others, be physically able to walk for extended periods of time, over even and uneven surfaces with some steps, inclines and unpaved terrain. Participants must be willing to commit to attending 100 percent of scheduled trainings on culture and ministry tactics.