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One More Option in Ecuador

Support for organisations in Ecuador



This space is intended to shine the spotlight on the initiatives of Ecuadorian organisations that strive every day in the field to improve the daily lives of this country's inhabitants.

Here you will find the NGOs mediated by Une Option de Plus which develop, at their own level, actions in the fields of health, education and raising social and economic awareness.

You too can become an actor or partner in the initiatives by providing human or financial support. Find out how by clicking here.



Une Option de Plus offers the NGOs in its network a level of expertise that helps them create a sustainable structure, by:

-  creating a synergy between them so they can exchange their respective experiences and optimise their know-how;

- organizing workshops, events, meetings and other forums where NGOs can exchange best practice, pool their experience, improve their skills through training, and in this way build a true network of local grass-roots initiatives;

-  conducting audits on their operation, financing, needs, etc.;

-  giving advice on project setup, specific funding research and communication;

-  making the public aware of their involvement;

-  improving their visibility at international scale.



The NGOs we support fulfil the criteria and respect the commitments that allow them to benefit from the Une Option de Plus label.

This label is the official seal of the pledge and passion the mediated NGOs bring to their work, their performance and their management of the support they receive.

It is awarded by a commission composed of a team of French members and local auditors specialised in NGO location and study, following a complete audit.




Une Option de Plus has developed its activities in France and offers training programs for the volunteers of the organizations as well as for all interested volunteers of other organizations. We also undertake awareness activities on international solidarity in schools. Furthermore, we participate in various events of the associative life all year long. Watch the video shot during the 2012 Week of Solidarity.




NGO's news

  • Jovenes Para el Futuro

    The young people of Jovenes para el Futuro set off to conquer the Andes!

    During the school holidays, Jovenes para el Futuro held a two day camp in the mountains of Carilhuairazo. A real breath of fresh air for all those involved! And in August, they will set off once again, for Rio Verde.

    July, Wenesday 15 2015
  • Las Marias

    Las Marias organised a Summer Camp week in Paute!

    The Las Marias association proposed a summer camp week for the children of the women who are its beneficiaries over the July 20-24 period.

    July, Monday 20 2015
  • Melvin Jones

    The dance group from Melvin Jones’ Integral Education Center gets more and more famous!

    The dance group composed of students from the Melvin Jones’ Integral Education Center took part to three events since last April.

    July, Sunday 19 2015

    Participation of Fpanjez students to Paralympics

    Students from the medico-educational center of Zaruma have successfully passed the athletic events adapted to their disabilities that took place the 1st of August in Machala.

    September, Monday 7 2015
  • Cristo de la Calle

    The food self-sufficiency program continues

    For the last week of Julie volunteer services, children over 10 years old of the Calle Cristo Foundation were invited to a week on the farm during the holidays.

    August, Friday 7 2015
  • Clave de Sur

    Clave de Sur’s 10th anniversary

    In August, Clave De Sur celebrated its 10th anniversary. Celebrations, wide range of musics and the general assembly were at the heart of the event. It was an overloaded month, but full of memories and emotions!

    September, Friday 18 2015
  • Melvin Jones

    Surf for Autism

    Therapy by practicing sport: on June 20th, in the province of Santa Elena, seven students of the Melvin Jones Foundation participated in a project of surfing-therapy

    August, Monday 17 2015

    A Bingo for Don Bosco Medico-Educational Institute

    On August, Saturday 12th, the Don Bosco Medico-Educational Insitute has organised a Bingo game at the Zaruma Urcu’s farm of Zaruma so as to raise funds and finance the activities that will be held within the year. A pressure cooker, rice cooker, a suckling-pig, a hen, and also considerable quantities of milk, rice and sugar… These are some examples of the varied packages we hoped winning during this evening.

    September, Wenesday 23 2015

Focus on

Thanks to local promoters, it contributes to the production of a specific knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health, to the prevention of precocious and unwanted pregnancy, STDs and HIV-aids.

Andes / Pichincha
Adolescents Young adults