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.

Stay up to date and learn about the traditions and activities of our beautiful community

For the last 50 years, organic and vegetarian nutrition is the basis of all SALEM projects worldwide. We believe in a holistic, ecological way of life with a vegetarian and organic nutrition, natural medicine and nature protection using organic agriculture and permaculture methods. In our recipe book “Buen Provecho” we present 12 delicious recipes so…

This past Sunday, SALEM Ecuador volunteers prepared and delivered hundreds of seedlings and sacks of compost to local families that participate in the SALEM Ecuador Family Garden Initiative. Jonas Lange, Director of SALEM Ecuador gets to the heart of the matter, “The garden is a therapeutic space. The Family Garden Initiative is a perfect opportunity…

Mindo is already affected by the virus, no infection has been detected yet, but since the beginning of the crisis nobody visits the tourist place anymore and so there are no jobs and therefore no money to feed himself and maybe his family. More than 70% of the population in the canton of Los Bancos…

Human Values

09.04.2020

In times like these we share not only allegiance to a flag, a party or a president. We must go beyond such constraints and we must share and embody real human values which connect all brothers and sisters in the global human family! In times of crisis our human values remind us how we are…

The Christmas Café, a place where people can come together in the community. Better than all the presents under the Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family. Cultivate your home and play with your children. May your smile be the best gift this Christmas season. These sentences accompanied us during our December celebrations…

The Family Garden Initiative

This past Sunday, SALEM Ecuador volunteers prepared and delivered hundreds of seedlings and sacks of compost to local families that participate in the SALEM Ecuador Family Garden Initiative. Jonas Lange, Director of SALEM Ecuador gets to the heart of the matter, “The garden is a therapeutic space. The Family Garden Initiative is a perfect opportunity…

Fighting child labour, means fighting poverty.

This year we will maintain our focus, once again partnering with local and national authorities to fight against child labor.
Sponsor our project and help us to eliminate child labor and give children a future with real perspective!

SALEM Handmade – empowering women.

SALEM Handmade is a social enterprise start up. We are seeking angel investors who want to empower and enable women to create their own thriving social enterprise.

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