The BaseCamp Ecuador team runs a fantastic guest house atmosphere at the hostel in Quito. The family that manages the day to day operations of the house create a warm host family feel. Alejandra is filled with energy and is passionate about introducing volunteers to Ecuador and helping them find the perfect placement.
Paulina Ibarra, is our Program Coordinator and Spanish Instructor at BaseCamp Ecuador. In addition to teaching languages, she has worked as a manager in business administration and quality management at Escuela Politecnica de Quito. Paulina, is passionate about working with volunteers and learning about other cultures.
She was born in Quito and has lived there her entire life. Paulina loves a variety of sports, including running, swimming, mountain climbing, and cycling. She strongly believes people should be passionate about life and have a great deal of love for animals.