Ecuador in the Shadow of the Hacienda Regime

This year, the Highland Support Project has partnered with a collection of Kichwa communities of Chimborazo, Ecuador to bolster the development and implementation of locally directed programs to build Indigenous social capital that counters the continuing structures of dependency created by the hacienda system.

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Aaron Stapel
A Global Success

From March 1 - 30, the Highland Support Project was assessed, alongside 577 other projects around the globe, through GlobalGiving's Accelerator campaign for a permanent spot on their fundraising platform.

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Aaron Stapel
Mustard and the Ruins of Empire

For such a short parable from the Christian canon, the parable of the mustard seed is referenced fairly often in secular literature and media. Usually just used as a one trick pony sort of long-hand for "have a little faith," what can the mustard seed teach us about building community resillence in the post-colonial era?

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Aaron Stapel