Help the Shipibo Regenerate from the Pandemic This is our Permaculture Center and plant nursery A sample of 'Chacra Integral' in its first stage Akinananti is a Shipibo word based in reciprocity

Instituto Chaikuni

Org #15725
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2013
year founded
$402,014
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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 (4)

Project Leaders
Stefan Kistler
Stefan Kistler
Matthew Watherston
Matthew Watherston
Milton Lopez
Milton Lopez
Karina Ormeno
Karina Ormeno
Team
Stefan Kistler, Silvia Del Aguila Reyna, Daniel Lopez Perez, Milton Lopez Tarabochia
Organization Information
Sargento Lores 841
Iquitos, Loreto 16000
Peru
+51938148441
Organization Information
Sargento Lores 841
Iquitos, Loreto 16000
Peru
+51938148441

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:

Jun 14, 2022
Ancestral Shipibo healers reach communities
Dear friends and donors, Thanks to your generous support, the Association of Ancestral Shipibo Healers, ASOMASHK, has been able to bring their “Onanyabo in Action” initiative to distant...
Jun 13, 2022
Celebrating 10 years of Amazonian Permaculture
Dear Friends and Supporters, We hope you are all doing well. We have a lot of exciting things to tell you. But first, we wanted to let you know that we are celebrating this month. The Chaikuni...
May 23, 2022
Challenges in indigenous education
Here in Peru, the month of April means entry exams to higher education institutions. Unfortunately, it was complicated this time. Of more than 30 new indigenous youth which arrived in Iquitos and the...
 
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