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ashaninka children with school books

“The main support has been the students and teachers with educational materials and equipment amongst other help. It has also…

Books that save forest
Tools that empower women

“Women were forgotten before and it is recent that we have started to work. Usually in Awajun tradition women haven’t…

Tools that empower women
ashaninka woman with boat engine

“Cool Earth has funded many severely ill people, without it the results would have been fatal. Cool Earth saved their…

Life saving evacuations
ashaninka child in front of blackboard

“I think of Cool Earth as a partner and the support they have given is valuable, because here there is…

Making sure everyone’s got the best start in life
ashaninka fermenting drawers

“Growing cacao is really important to me, it enables me to earn money and feed myself. I would like to…

Very clever chocolate boxes
Cooperatives that save forest

“Thanks to Cool Earth we feel that we have been strengthened as an institution; We’ve benefitted from capacity building that…

Cooperatives that save forest
A school building to last

“I am so proud of our new school. We’ve never had a proper building before. The structure would always collapse…

A school building to last
ashaninka girl at school desk

“Pamaquiari are really lucky, and I am as a teacher. Very few communities have a computer and a printer with…

School supplies for growing minds
Counting everyone in the village

Registering everyone in the village is an important investment. Getting a birth certificate is the first step to gaining proper…

Counting everyone in the village
yakolima rainforest sewing group

Jenny David has an air of the entrepreneur about her. She’s using money from Cool Earth to buy small amounts…

A sewing machine and a new business idea
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