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Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Org #11427
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$110,429
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Our Mission: Background Philosophy The Amazon rainforest has the largest concentration of animal and plant life in the world. It is also home to hundreds of indigenous groups and tens of thousands of other people who make their living in the forest. The biggest challenge and opportunity for the Amazon is to transform the vision of development that impacts its water, land, plants, animals and people. The current model promotes the production of mass commodities. The new model needs to focus on sustaining diverse human and other biological communities. One important path to creating a sustainable future for the Amazon is to strengthen its traditional communities. People who have strong c... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Campbell Plowden
Campbell Plowden
Team
James C Plowden, Yully Rojas Reategui, Italo Melendez, Tulio E Davila
Organization Information
19 Colonnade Way
Ste. 117, No. 182
State College, Pennsylvania 16803
United States
8142385148

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3189785039
Organization Information
19 Colonnade Way
Ste. 117, No. 182
State College, Pennsylvania 16803
United States
8142385148

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3189785039

Project Reports

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Sep 13, 2019
A new traveling artisan teacher
Edson is a young artisan from the campesino community of San Francisco on the banks of the Marañon River. This 30-year-old father learned through observation and practice how to make beautiful...
Jun 17, 2019
Coming together to be artisan teachers
In Greek mythology the Amazons were a people formed and governed entirely by women warriors. Some say the largest river in the world bears that name in honor of these great warriors. Amazonas is also...
Apr 18, 2019
Building a better toucan
This past February and March, CACE conducted three workshops in Nauta, Brillo Nuevo and Puca Urquillo to help our artisan partners address three main topics: how to work together to create a new...
 
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