Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Please read the following pages:
Should I bring a mosquito net?
Not necessary. More…
Do you have WIFI?
Yes, we have WIFI in the Residence and in the Clinic. More…
Do you have computer with internet in the residence?
There is a desktop in the residence I with internet and skype. More…
- Is there a DVD player in the Residence?
Yes, we have a DVD Player. There is a also a collection of DVD’s, but you are encouraged to bring new ones. There are also many books that volunteers have left, but new ones are welcome.
How do I get from Quito or Guayaquil to Guadalupe?
P. Jorge will help you to arrange your domestic travel. More…
Do you want me to wear a white coat?
We would like you to wear scrubs in the Clinic; we have plenty in various sizes, or you may bring your own. More…
How long does it take from Quito to Guadalupe?
You need a whole day to get from the capital Quito to Guadalupe. More…
How is the road from Quito to Guadalupe?
You go by bus (about 15 hours) or by plane (1 hour). More…
Where do I pick up the tickets for my domestic flight?
P. Jorge will send you the e-ticket by e-mail in case you asked him to arrange your domestic flight. More…
How long is the flight from Quito to Cuenca or to Guadalupe?
Flying time from Quito to Cumbaratza/Guadalupe: one hour and a half and from Quito to Cuenca: 45 minutes. More…
The international flights go to Guayaquil and Quito. Which is the best final destination airport?
Until further notice, it is better to arrive in Quito. From Quito you have better connections to Guadalupe. More…
How is the temperature in Guadalupe?
All year long it is warm and humid in Guadalupe; however arriving in Quito which is in the highlands, it is cold at night and you will need a warm jacket. More…
Do you have 200 V in the residence?
No. Only 110 V in the residence but in the clinic we have a couple of 220 V outlets. More…
Who is organizing the overnight in Quito or Guayaquil?
We ask each volunteer to make this his own responsibility. We have some hotel suggestion on the website. If you wish to stay at the family Proaño, friends of P. Jorge Nigsch, please let him know. More…
Do I have to book the domestic flight with Ecuador myself?
No. P. Jorge Nigsch will help you organize the domestic flight. He also is able to get a discount price if the booking is being done early enough. More…
Where to goes the domestic flight?
From Quito or from Guayaquil to Loja/Catamayo. More…
- Do we have to bring our work or clinic clothing?
No, we have enough srubs/clinic clothing for all available.
- Do we have to bring sheets and towels?
No, we offer you in the residence sheets and towels.