Country Profile


  • WriteOn! competition participant starting in 2017
  • Peace Corps Country since 1962
  • 0 International Winners
  • Fun Fact: Ecuador is named after the equator which runs through the country. It is in fact the only country in the world officially named after a geographical feature.


2017 National Winners

    • 10th Grade | Santo Domingo
      “You are watching TV one day and see that your face is on the news. The news anchor is saying your name, and that you are wanted by the police! You’re getting very confused when, suddenly, an identical version of you appears in your doorway!”
    • 11th Grade | Santo Domingo
      “You walk to the store to buy food for your family. When you get to the store there is no food on the shelves. You ask the shop keeper where the food is but she doesn’t know. The food just disappeared. What happens next?”