RSIS Big Build Ecuador: Welcome to Ecuador!
Posted: 11 July 2018
It’s been a busy few days and we are pleased to announce that (after a very long day) all students arrived safely in Ecuador! All students were met by our wonderful team of adult leaders at the airport and escorted back to the hostel to relax and to get to know the rest of the team.
About the team
The RSIS Team in Ecuador is led by Carlos from UWCSEA, Singapore and with him on the adult leadership team is Nina from Schule Schloss Salem, John from Marvelwood, Tony from UWCSEA, Manisha from DAIS, Holly from Felsted, and Sarah from Latymer Upper School.
We are excited to have Round Square students from schools across the globe join us on this project including Ballarat Grammar, Bayview Glen, Bridge House School, Brookhouse School, Chadwick School, DAIS, Ermitage International School, Felsted School, Fountain Valley School, Glenlyon Norfolk School, Gordonstoun School, Herlufsholm Skole, Hotchkiss School, King’s Academy, Lower Canada College, Milton Abbey School, Providence Day School, Roedean School, Schule Schloss Salem, St. Cyprian’s School, Stiftung Louisenlund, The Athenian School, The British School Jakarta, The Shri Ram School – Aravali, The Marvelwood School, UWCSEA and Westfield School.
Arriving on the project site
After a relaxing evening at the hostel, the team were on the move again! After a 4.5 hour journey the team have arrived safely at Camp Costa; the project site and their home for the next two weeks.
Students were given a tour of the project site, met the local team and have received a safety brief as part of their orientation.
Students have now settled into their bunk accommodation, and getting to know their new room mates.