SAVING THE AMAZON WITH YOUR HELP

by YACHANA Foundation
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SAVING THE AMAZON WITH YOUR HELP
SAVING THE AMAZON WITH YOUR HELP
SAVING THE AMAZON WITH YOUR HELP

Project Report | May 12, 2023
Yachana Rainforest

By Douglas McMeekin | Executive Director, Yachana Foundation

We are working on a lot of very interesting projects. Our biodigester continues to produce around 200 liters a day of bio fertilizer and after a period of giving it away so people got to know its results, we are now selling it to help offset our agricultural expenses. What we are promoting are ways to reduce deforestation. We have around 20 hives of Melipona bees. These are stingless bees and produce very little honey, but it is incredible honey with all sorts of health benefits. We just recently did a rescue project and collected the same kind of bees for an additional seven hives. If we had not collected them, the owners of a building where the bees were living were going to spray it with insecticide the next day and they all would have been killed. We have to keep lending our hives to other producers to ensure the genetic diversity or they will die off. We are planting 1,000 coffee seedlings on one hectare as a demonstration project to show how our bio fertilizer can help get a better return from the same area than normal methods. All of these are designed to reduce the pressure on the rainforest. A lot going on. Thanks for your support. Love, Douglas

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Jan 16, 2023
new things we are working with

By Douglas McMeekin | Executive Director

Sep 18, 2022
we keep expanding

By Douglas McMeekin | Executive Director, Yachana Foundation

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Organization Information

YACHANA Foundation

Location: Quito - Ecuador
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Yachana_Lodge
Project Leader:
Douglas McMeekin
Quito , Pichincha Ecuador
$30,957 raised of $100,000 goal
 
27 donations
$69,043 to go
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