The Asháninka once lived in the heart of Peru’s Amazon rainforest. Today, the deforestation frontline has arrived on their doorstep.
From our first village partner of Cutivireni, we’re now working with 19 Asháninka villages in Peru’s Ene Valley.
This valley is one of the world’s most at-risk areas, with illegal logging and coca destroying the forest.
By linking villages together, we’re shielding millions of acres of neighbouring forest from loggers.
SPECIES OF ANIMAL SHELTERED
ENDANGERED SPECIES PROTECTED
Satellite imagery shows that our Asháninka partners have lost less than 1% of their forest, compared to the regional rate of 28% - a third of the forest lost.
Our Ashaninka Project in central Peru is working alongside 15 villages to form a shield to halt the advance of logging and protect millions of acres of pristine rainforest.
Our first project outside of the Amazon is working with 5 villages in eastern DR Congo to form a buffer for two neighbouring national parks.
Located in one of Peru's worst deforestation hotspots, we're partnering with 6 Awajun villages to defend their vunerable forest.
Helping three villages turn down the off of a palm oil contract to prevent 140,000 acres of primary forest being converted into monoculture
Strengthening the capacity of six villages in PNG's Highlands so they are best placed to make decisions on the future of their forest.
Of all the drivers of deforestation, palm oil is the worst. An ecosystem that has taken millions of years to evolve is destroyed in a matter of days.
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