Our Company

EcuaExplora is the leading provider of study, intern and volunteer opportunities in Ecuador. Its objective is to share the local culture through the immersion and cooperation in sustainable local projects, that will allow them to  practice another language while exploring the rich environment and fascinating traditions of the Ecuadorian nation.


different programs

partner organizations

locations throughout the country

Diana Balarezo


Director – Ecua Explora

Holds an MA in social and environmental studies and a bachelor of science degree in tourism development and hospitality with a minor in fine arts. Borned in Ecuador, Diana lived in the United States as a student her junior year of college, and after college, as a restaurant manager at a ski resort in Idaho. She also participated in a six-month internship in Valencia, Spain, and has traveled to 21 countries so far.