Ecuador Partnership Committee
Rev. P. Jerry Bennett Email 618-560-9282
Jane Bonaldi Email 618-910-3454
Arnold Franke Email 618-830-0838
Roseanne Franke Email 618-830-0838
Amanda Harvell Email 618-550-8117
Janet McCready Email 618-559-1587
Carla Micheletto Email 618-444-3516
Lee-Allison Wilson, Chair Email 618-616-6676
Lisa's Angels - The Ecuador Child Care Project
On December 28, 2007, Lisa Franke-Haida, a member of Belleville St. Paul UCC, passed away after a brief illness. Lisa and her two sons, Brian and Tyler, had traveled with the 2006 Ecuador Habitat team to build two homes in Catamayo, Ecuador. That experience sparked in Lisa a great enthusiasm for the Ecuador Partnership and a deep love for the people she met there. Learn more...
Advent/St. Nicholas Church
The Advent/St. Nicholas Church in Quito, Ecuador (an English-speaking Anglican/Lutheran congregation) has been at the heart of the Illinois South Conference Ecuador Partnership since the very first exploratory trip in 1999. Learn more...
Chuquiragua Club Kiwanis
Through the Chuquiragua Club in Quito, Ecuador the Illinois South Conference provides scholarships for young women to attend high school. Many believe that the future of the indigenous people in Ecuador depends on its women. Learn more...
Yachana is our partner in the rainforest, dedicated to finding sustainable solutions to the challenges facing the Ecuadorian Amazon region. Yachana is a Quichua indigenous word that means “a place for learning.” Learn more...
Habitat for Humanity - Ecuador
An agreement was established between the Ecuador Partnership and Habitat for Humanity International to build ten houses in Ecuador during a period of five years. Learn more...
The Center for Integrated Family Services
The Centro Integral de la Familia (Center for Integrated Family Services- CIF) has as its principal goal mental health and emotional services from a systemic or relational point of view, to families and the individuals and couples which form them. Learn more...