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Early stages of a 'chacra integral' Taking a break from the heat during a minga! Planning the design for 'chacras integrales' Site of a slash-and-burn technique

Instituto Chaikuni

Org #15725
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2013
year founded
$23,597
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Regeneration of degraded landscapes and revitalization of traditional knowledge through permaculture design training and the creation of eco-social entrepreneurship opportunities for indigenous and mestizo communities of the Peruvian Amazon. We seek to challenge current models of development, which value life only for its contribution to economic growth and not social and environmental well-being. These models have historically excluded the traditions of local communities as well as ignored the biophysical limits and environmental sustainability of development. Thus, we promote community development that supports and is in alignment with the protection and regeneration of natural ecosystems... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Stefan Kistler
Stefan Kistler
Alienor de Sas
Alienor de Sas
Adam Andros
Adam Andros
Matthew Watherstone
Matthew Watherstone
Sophia Rokhlin
Sophia Rokhlin
Team
Stefan Kistler, Matthew Watherston, Silvia Del Aguila Reyna, Daniel Lopez, Alienor de Sas
Organization Information
Sargento Lores 841
Iquitos, Loreto 16000
Peru
+51938148441

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4945341707
Organization Information
Sargento Lores 841
Iquitos, Loreto 16000
Peru
+51938148441

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4945341707

Project Reports

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Sep 16, 2019
The Amazon is Burning
Dear friends and supporters, The Amazon is on fire! As you must have seen in the news, tens of thousands of forest fires are raging across the Amazon rainforest, and continue to spread through the...
Aug 16, 2019
Celebrating Indigenous Knowledge and Wisdom
Dear Friends and Supporters, Last week, on August 9th, the world celebrated the international day of the world´s indigenouspeoples. While we at the Chaikuni Institute celebrate, learn from,...
Jun 17, 2019
We did it!
Dear Friends and Supporters, We did it! We just held our first ever Permaculture Design Course (PDC) at our permaculture center. A beautiful multicultural group of indigenous Shipibo herbalists, local...
 
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