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Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Org #11427
Vetted since 2012 Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$228,622
raised on GlobalGiving
11
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
Tulio Davila
Tulio Davila
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Days for Girls in Artisan Communities on the Maranon

By Campbell Plowden | Project Leader and Executive Director

While the main focus of Amazon Ecology’s work is helping traditional artisans increase their income by making and selling fair-trade handicrafts, we also want to help them improve their health... Read the full report ›

Artisans using and shining in the light

By Campbell Plowden | Executive Director and Project Leader

Last month we had a unique workshop in Nauta where 22 artisans from seven communities learned to take attractive pictures of their crafts and each other with their cell phone cameras so they could... Read the full report ›

Artisan Facilitator Training with Bluebirds and Dragonflies

By Campbell Plowden | Executive Director and Project Leader

We learned some years ago that just because an artisan is good at making crafts doesn’t necessarily mean they are good at teaching others to do so. So we now have a special workshop to train... Read the full report ›
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