Bora man in boat at sunset Bora artisan in hammock with chambira fiber Bora man with chainsaw and wooden planks Bora fisherman in canoe on Yaguasyacu River

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
$147,670
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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
Campbell Plowden
Campbell Plowden
Team
James C Plowden, Yully Rojas Reategui, Tulio E Davila, Andrea Isuiza
Organization Information
1200 Market St. PMB #285
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania 17043
United States
8143801959
Organization Information
1200 Market St. PMB #285
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania 17043
United States
8143801959

Project Reports

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Mar 11, 2021
What does it mean to be indigenous?
In one of the Alternatives to Violence Project workshops that we organized in the Bora native community of Brillo Nuevo, we were talking about racism and the discrimination that some people still feel...
Feb 11, 2021
A Curaca reflects on COVID experiences and lessons
Manuel has been the curaca (traditional leader/healer) of the Bora native community of Brillo Nuevo for more than fifty years. In that time he has lived through many experiences, some more spiritual...
Nov 5, 2020
The Voices of COVID survivors
We have experienced so much and felt so much in the past six months of the COVID pandemic. After completing our last scheduled deliveries of relief supplies to communities in Loreto, Peru, I would...
 
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