What are ‘Mingas’ and why are they important to Ecuadorian culture?

Published on July 15, 2019
Mingas are a voluntary communitarian taskforce that typically gathers at a specific time to solve an issue for the town. The word Minga comes from the Kichwa word Mink’a, which means: gathering of friends and neighbors to carry out a common task or farming without remuneration. The people that sign up for a minga generally […]

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