Who We Are
My name is Rosa Proaño, and I am the director of Vida Verde Spanish School. I grew up working on my parent´s fruit farm in the beautiful town of Chontal in the outskirts of Quito. I have worked for and managed several Spanish schools in Quito since 1981, and decided to open my own Spanish school along with a former student named Jeremy Davis in 1998.
Jeremy and I created our school with a vision. There are many Spanish Schools in Quito, but we wanted Vide Verde to have a higher purpose. With that in mind, we named our school Vida Verde (which means Green Life) and set out to make a difference in the world and in the lives of each of our students.
Our philosophy of education is that our students should leave Vida Verde with more than just the ability to communicate effectively in Spanish. We exist to promote the Ecuadorian culture and ecological conservation through excellence in Spanish Language education. To that end, we have developed connections throughout Ecuador with cultural entities and ecologically minded people.
Our students come from all over the world. We offer classes to people of all ages and for all levels: from the most basic to the most advanced. Vida Verde´s motto is that in order to learn Spanish, you only need three things: confidence, practice, and patience. We´ll take it from there.
Come to Vida Verde today to find out why we say, “Welcome to Family!”