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Mujeres y jóvenes waorani del Parque Yasuní conservan cultura y naturaleza

Place: Orellana Province: Joya de los Sachas Canton (Pompeya Parish) and Cononaco Canton (Aguarico Parish). Ecuador.

Dates: August – December 2021.

Goal: Improve the income of women and young people in the communities of Block 16 (in the vicinity of Parque Yasuní) through:

  • Commercialize an expanded line of products with Waorani cocoa (WAO, chocolate for conservation).
  • Expand and commercialize chambira handicrafts (Waorani: handmade).
  • Promote tourist activity in the communities.

Beneficiaries: 100 people from the Waorani community (93 women and 7 men).

Title: Improving the quality of life of the Waorani women and youth of Block 16 and the conservation of their culture and natural resources focused on the SDGs.

Funded by: Repsol.

Alliances: AMWAE.

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