Protecting the Amazon in Brazil

$468 $32,532
Raised Remaining


Bolsa Amazonia is a regional organization dedicated to developing sustainable enterprises in rural forest communities of Amazonia.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Building from its local successes, Bolsa Amazônia has representative offices in all Amazonian countries and assists thousands of families with opportunities for employment.

How will this project solve this problem?

With a focus on sustainable agriculture and agro-industrialization, Bolsa Amazônia assesses market demand for locally produced sustainable products.

Potential Long Term Impact

Bolsa Amazônia supports development of related goods, including coconut fiber gardening items, banana flour, frozen fruit pulp, honey, oils, and hand-made paper and handicrafts.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $468

Funding Policy: subsidized/guaranteed

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $468 as of Feb 26, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $33,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Thanks to 4 donors like you, a total of $468 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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