Bora artisan Liz weaving chambira bag Bora artisan Maria stripping chambira leaf fiber Chino artisan with woven chambira basket Campesina artisan Doris and her pet sloth

Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Org #11427
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$172,450
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Our Mission: Background Philosophy The Amazon rainforest has the largest concentration of animal and plant life in the world. It is also home to hundreds of indigenous groups and tens of thousands of other people who make their living in the forest. The biggest challenge and opportunity for the Amazon is to transform the vision of development that impacts its water, land, plants, animals and people. The current model promotes the production of mass commodities. The new model needs to focus on sustaining diverse human and other biological communities. One important path to creating a sustainable future for the Amazon is to strengthen its traditional communities. People who have strong c... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Campbell Plowden
Campbell Plowden
Campbell Plowden
Campbell Plowden
Tulio Davila
Tulio Davila
Team
James C Plowden, Yully Rojas Reategui, Tulio E Davila, Andrea Isuiza
Organization Information
1200 Market St. PMB #285
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania 17043
United States
8143801959
Organization Information
1200 Market St. PMB #285
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania 17043
United States
8143801959

Project Reports

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Oct 22, 2021
The artisan that almost got away
Edson is a 35 year-old father who lives in San Francisco, a campesino community on the banks of the Marañon River. He has been a fisherman most of his life because he enjoys fishing and it...
Jul 12, 2021
Chambira connections to our head, hearts and hands
We organized two workshops last month with artisans and others from the native village villages of Brillo Nuevo, Puca Urquillo Bora and Puca Urquillo Huitoto in the Ampiyacu River area to use art and...
Jun 25, 2021
The Healing Rain
Looking out the window of our house in Brillo Nuevo, I see the rain falling hard on the nearby caimito tree. The fruits seem ready to fall with each drop that hits their surface while the branches...
 
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