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Photo by Bear Guerra On the Gueppi river Protecting territory Taking GPS points

Cofan Survival Fund

Org #39262
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
1999
year founded
$9,181
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

We are committed to biodiversity conservation and research, protecting our ancestral territory and its natural resources, developing environmentally sound income alternatives, and educating our youngest generation. FSC has received and managed grants from both government and private sources for activities directed to the conservation and management of Cofan ancestral territories in northeastern Ecuador, and for the development of strategies that will allow the Cofan people to maintain cultural and economic stability. We work closely with FEINCE, the Ecuadorian Cofan Indigenous Federation.

Projects (1)

 
Project Leaders
Claire Nicklin
Claire Nicklin
Freddy Espinosa
Freddy Espinosa
Team
Randall Borman
Organization Information
53 Washington Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302
United States
(331) 218-4246
Organization Information
53 Washington Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302
United States
(331) 218-4246

Project Reports

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Aug 13, 2020
COVID response
In May, a major fundraising effort led to over $20,000 in donations to support internet connections in some of the most remote Cofan villages, which do not have internet or phone reception. This has...
Apr 17, 2020
Cofan in the time of Covid
Luckily, so far, there are no signs of the Covid-19 pandemic in Cofan territory. However, Cofanes are worried about it spreading quickly if and when it does arrive because of the communal culture of...
Dec 23, 2019
End of the year reflections
The past year has been filled with sad news for the planet, especially in Amazonia. Harrowing stories describe the fires that are devastating millions of acres of Brazil’s rainforest. And as...
 
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