Camino Verde

Camino Verde is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to: * Protecting and understanding biodiversity in the Peruvian Amazon. * Protecting indigenous rights, autonomy, and wisdom. * Spreading sustainable ways of life and encouraging fair, sustainable development. Our mission is to plant trees and encourage others to do the same.

Camino Verde
95 Marthas Point Rd.
Concord, MA 01742
United States
9783698528
http://www.caminoverde.org

Executive Director

Robin Van Loon

Management Team

Robin Van Loon, Gregorio Chavez

Board of Directors

Robin Van Loon, Natalie Forbes, Jeff Greene, Eric Van Loon, Matthew Biewener, Elisabeth Townsend, Laurie Van Loon, Ursula Leyva, Miguel Cardicel, Javier Gahona, Gregorio Chavez

Project Leaders

Robin Van Loon

Mission

Camino Verde is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to: * Protecting and understanding biodiversity in the Peruvian Amazon. * Protecting indigenous rights, autonomy, and wisdom. * Spreading sustainable ways of life and encouraging fair, sustainable development. Our mission is to plant trees and encourage others to do the same.

Programs

Living Seed Bank- planting as many different tree species as possible, focusing on endangered and over-exploited species of the Peruvian Amazon, with 5000 trees representing 200 species to date. Basic Agroforestry- helping local subsistence farmers to shift from slash and burn to tree-based agroforestry systems. Conservation- working to preserve over 1000 acres of primary rainforest. Indigenous Wisdom- documenting medicinal plant knowledge of native elders.

Statistics on Camino Verde

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2010: $35,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $35,000
  • Other funding sources: NGOs, individual donors, one religious organization (Social Action Grants of First Parish in Concord, Massachusetts-- non denominational)
  • Religious Affiliation: none
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