Partners and projects in Ecuador 2013

Partners and projects that Off The Mat And Into The World will be working with in Ecuador.

Visit here for Off the Mat’s blog for Ecuador projects. 

Read a “Thank You” note from Alex Newell Taylor, who received $5K from our organization to travel to Ecuador.

Amazon Watch: provide access to clean drinking water to communities directly affected by oil contamination in Ecuador’s northern Amazon, and support advocacy efforts to protest the government’s sale of more than 3 million acres of pristine rainforest in the southern Amazon to China for oil drilling.

Cofan Survival Fund: construct a ranger station and staff for one year as part of a larger effort to protect more than 1 million acres of the Cofan Nation’s ancestral land in the northern Amazon from illegal logging, mining and oil exploration.

Timmy Global Health: train local healthcare workers to provide access to quality healthcare to people living in remote areas of the Amazon rainforest and construct a medical facility in the community of San Pedro de Sumino, located along the banks of the Napo River (one of the largest tributaries to the Amazon River).

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