Country Profile


  • Write On! 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.


2018 National Winners

  • 9th Grade | Santo Domingo
    • You wake up and discover that you are the ruler of a planet. Describe a day in your life.
  • 10th Grade | Santo Domingo
    • You are exploring in the woods with a friend when you get lost. You meet a person who offers to lead you out and you accept. However, before long you get the feeling you are being led somewhere nobody would want to go.
  • 11th Grade | Santo Domingo
    • Invent a new season and how it affects the world.
  • 12th Grade | Atahualpa-Tungurahua
    • You wake up in prison, but you don’t belong there. How do you escape?

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?”