Bora artisan Liz weaving chambira bag Bora artisan Maria stripping chambira leaf fiber Chino artisan with woven chambira basket Campesina artisan Doris and her pet sloth

Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Org #11427
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$188,816
raised on GlobalGiving
9
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
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

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Jul 19, 2022
What a skill-sharing workshop means to an artisan
WHAT A SKILL-SHARING WORKSHOP MEANS TO AN ARTISAN One of the core activities that Amazon Ecology does in Peru is host skill-sharing workshops so artisans learn to make new kinds of crafts they can...
Apr 7, 2022
A season for new birds and new facilitators
I recently returned from an incredible six-week trip to Peru that included one Artisan Facilitator Workshop, one Basic Artisan Workshop, one Guided Artisan Workshop, and two Training for Facilitators...
Feb 1, 2022
Bringing together traditional and western medicine to improve health in Ampiyacu native communities
To some academics, traditional medicine is the sum of knowledge, skills and practices based on theories, beliefs and experiences originating from different cultures, whether explainable or not, that...
 
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