This is our Permaculture Center and plant nursery A sample of 'Chacra Integral' in its first stage Akinananti is a Shipibo word based in reciprocity Nursery

Instituto Chaikuni

Org #15725
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2013
year founded
$500,444
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Regeneration of degraded landscapes and revitalization of traditional knowledge through permaculture design training and the creation of eco-social entrepreneurship opportunities for indigenous and mestizo communities of the Peruvian Amazon. We seek to challenge current models of development, which value life only for its contribution to economic growth and not social and environmental well-being. These models have historically excluded the traditions of local communities as well as ignored the biophysical limits and environmental sustainability of development. Thus, we promote community development that supports and is in alignment with the protection and regeneration of natural ecosystems... read more

Project Leaders
Stefan Kistler
Stefan Kistler
Matthew Watherston
Matthew Watherston
Karina Ormeno
Karina Ormeno
Team
Stefan Kistler, Silvia Del Aguila Reyna, Daniel Lopez Perez, Karina Ormeno Gutierrez, Diego Carhuaricra
Organization Information
Putumayo 993
Iquitos, Loreto 16000
Peru
+51938148441
Organization Information
Putumayo 993
Iquitos, Loreto 16000
Peru
+51938148441

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

We made it!

By Stefan Kistler | Executive Director of the Chaikuni Institute

Dear donors and friends of the Shipibo people, We made it! Thanks to your generous support during the last two and a half years, we have reached the funding goal of our campaign. As you may remember,... Read the full report ›

Inspiring Conversations on Indigenous Knowledge

By Karina Ormeno | Communications Coordinator

Dear Friends and Supporters, The past few months have flown by, and as we approach the end of May, we’re excited to share our progress with you. Our motivation remains strong, fueled by the... Read the full report ›

Mujeres Luchadoras

By Lida Berru | Student Monitor

Dear friends and supporters, Warm greetings from the Peruvian Amazon. We hope this latest update from the field finds you well. Since we last wrote to you, we continued our "Promoters of Good... Read the full report ›
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