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Global Activism: Teaching English in Ecuador

Kimberly Priebe—Volunteer English Teacher, WorldTeach in Vilcabamba, Ecuador; Chronicled her experiences in the Daily Herald

In parts of Ecuador, speaking English can mean a dramatic increase of income. But learning English costs more than many can afford. Kimberly Preibe volunteered to teach English in Vilcabamba, Ecuador. She was disturbed that some of her students had to drop out for financial reasons, so she set up a scholarship fund for WorldTeach students in Ecuador.

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