Children's, Youth &
Community Center

Welcome

SALEM Ecuador is a childrens, youth and community center located in the small town of Mindo, in the cloud forest on the western side of the Ecuadorian Andes.

Our center is a place where children can enjoy their childhood, learn, play, and be accepted as part of a loving community.

We care for the most underprivileged and at risk children and young people of the village. We offer them loving care and help to find solutions to their most urgent problems.

We are passionate about providing excellent child care, education and social services! 


News from SALEM Ecuador.

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We want to provide piano lessons, play the keyboard in our band and to use the piano in a new „Mother & Child“ choir. You can help us make this a reality by making an online donation or up-cycling an instrument in person.

Tomorrow everyone is welcome at the annual Café Navideño which we are going to host here in Salem, Mindo. Among other things, we will be selling typical German christmas cookies which are a rare specialty here in Ecuador. For the last two weeks, the kids have been busy baking with the German volunteers. We really…

The laptops we use for doing homework are very old, in need of repair and urgently need to be replaced. Please help us to raise the funds to buy 3 new laptops!

We want to say a big THANK YOU to all of our wonderful web wizards who helped in the production of this website over the past few weeks. In order of appearance we would like to thank: Concept: Maren Design: Heike WP: Dave & Armands Journalism: Luzia, Rebecca & Sarah HTML/CSS: Frank Translations: Raphael &…

Meet “El Sam – el tucántor” – Sam the singing Toucan! Sam is a Chestnut mandibled Toucan: The chestnut-mandibled toucan or Swainson’s toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii) is a subspecies of the yellow-throated toucan which breeds from eastern Honduras to northern Colombia to western Ecuador. Source: WikiPedia Sam is native in Mindo and can often be heard in the tree tops with his friends singing…

ePianos and Keyboards for Viva La Musica

We want to provide piano lessons, play the keyboard in our band and to use the piano in a new „Mother & Child“ choir. You can help us make this a reality by making an online donation or up-cycling an instrument in person.

New Laptops for Homework & Study Projects

The laptops we use for doing homework are very old, in need of repair and urgently need to be replaced. Please help us to raise the funds to buy 3 new laptops!

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