Money and Connectivity
The official currency of Ecuador is the US dollar.
There are ATM machines in the nearby town of Tena.
Students frequently go in to Tena on weekends.
At the Field School Wi-Fi is available to faculty and for classroom use 24 hours a day. Students have access to Wi-Fi 3 hours per day. There are many internet cafes in Tena that students can use for additional hours of internet access.
There is good cell phone connection at the Field School. Students can purchase a US plan that allows for inexpensive calling from Ecuador. Students can also call from pay phones in Tena or use Skype from internet cafes in Tena.