Stories

women showcasing their jewellery

This month we checked in with the AMARNO women’s association in Cool Earth’s Awajún partnership in northern Peru. What started…

An AMARNO update
International Womens Day: 8th March

Women in remote rainforest communities face difficult challenges. Historically, income generation and investment decisions have fallen to men, and girls have had…

International Womens Day: 8th March
awajun women showcasing their jewellery

Cool Earth is hugely proud of the AMARNO cooperative in our Awajún partnership. This group of women are creating artisan…

2015 Milestones: February
Empowering women and saving rainforest in the Awajún

AMARNO are a group of inspirational women in Cool Earth’s Awajún partnership who are saving rainforest with their artisan jewellery. “We used to…

Empowering women and saving rainforest in the Awajún
awajun woman in front of rainforest river

AMARNO was born as a group of mothers who used to cook together. They are now Peru’s most skilled artisans.…

The AMARNO Story
awajun woman in front of rainforest river

Meet Esther, the artisan that is saving the Amazon. Esther Tuesta Ykanam is from the Awajún tribe in northern Peru.…

The Rainforest’s Best Friend
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