Prevent desecration of pristine Altai habitats

 
$35,795
$39,205
Raised
Remaining
Aug 30, 2012

Lots of action behind the scenes

Svetlana offers a blessing during sacred ceremony
Svetlana offers a blessing during sacred ceremony

Our on-the-ground project manager, Svetlana Katynova, is steadfastly continuing her efforts to protect traditional Altai lands and sacred sites.

Svetlana is now focusing on preventing the desecration of Altai lands by strengthening of the cultural infrastructure through support of indigenous entrepreneurship. The development and incubation of micro-enterprises will eventually produce the financial resources for the Altai people to be self-sustaining in their protection of their lands.

We continue to explore funding through local governmental agencies and through grant proposals. However, your donation and the donations of hundreds of others to this project are actually what has sustained it.

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Thanks to 374 donors like you, a total of $35,795 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Altai Mir University

Shoreline, WA, United States
http://www.AltaiMir.org

Project Leader

Carol Hiltner

Founder
Seattle, WA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Prevent desecration of pristine Altai habitats