Marciano Pelenapin

EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH BUSINESS: THE MULOKOT FOUNDATION’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY BUSINESS FAIR 2024

Posted by dfd on 3.14.24 in Uncategorized

In a world where gender equality remains an ongoing pursuit, initiatives that uplift and empower women are crucial in order to accelerate progress in achieving goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Mulokot Foundation, which is committed to women’s empowerment, once again commemorated the International Women’s Day by organizing a Business fair on March […]

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MULOKOT FOUNDATION MAPS OELEMARIE

Posted by dfd on 3.14.24 in Uncategorized

For the first time in history, the Oelemarie river and its surroundings have been fully mapped by the Wayana Indigenous Peoples. This was accomplished under the coordination of the Mulokot Foundation. From March 2nd to 10th, a team consisting of Mulokot employees, external consultant Giorgio Awankaroe, and villagers from the villages Apetina and Kawemhakan embarked […]

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JUPTA ITOEWAKI SPEAKS ON WOMEN’S SUCCESS STORIES DURING WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2023

Posted by dfd on 5.18.23 in Uncategorized

On February 25th, the second edition of the Women’s Leadership Summit 2023took place in the Assuria Event Center. Chairwomen and co-founder of theMulokot Foundation, Ms. Jupta Itoewaki, was one of the speakers in a panel onwomen’s success stories. On defining, what success means to her, Ms. Itoewaki stated that she views successas a feeling of […]

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MULOKOT SUPPORTS EARTH HOUR 2023, “LET YOURSELF BE HEARD FOR THE JAGUAR”.

Posted by dfd on 5.18.23 in Uncategorized

On Saturday March 25th, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) organized its annual Earth Hour. The organization encourages individuals and organizations all over the world to switch off their lights as a symbol for support for the planet and raise awareness for environmental issues that cause damage to our planet. This year, WWF-Guianas has […]

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JUPTA ITOEWAKI PARTICIPATES IN INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Posted by dfd on 1.26.23 in Uncategorized

Jupta Itoewaki, chairwoman of the Mulokot Foundation, is currently participating in the International Visitor Leadership Program, “A global moment in time: Peace and Justice” from Saturday, January 14, 2023 – Saturday, January 28, 2023. This multi regional project is an initiative of the US Department of State and aims at examining ways to build peace […]

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MULOKOT SUPPORTS ‘INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE’ PROJECT

Posted by dfd on 1.25.23 in Uncategorized

“When it comes to the elimination of domestic violence, the Indigenous community should not be forgotten.” Words from Gayle Timpico, who works for the Mulokot Foundation. Ms. Timpico recently completed the “train the trainers” phase of the ‘Indigenous Communities against Domestic Violence’ project.This project is an initiative of the Projekta Foundation in collaboration with the […]

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MULOKOT FOUNDATION AND VIDS RECEIVE “SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN GIS SURINAME AWARD”

Posted by dfd on 12.19.22 in Uncategorized

On Friday September 9th 2022, the Mulokot Foundation and the Association of Indigenous Village Chiefs in Suriname (VIDS) were awarded with the ‘Special Achievement in GIS Suriname award’. The two organizations received this distinguished recognition for their workon the creation of the map of the Wayana area in the south of Suriname. The map was […]

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TEMIKAIDOE MAKILOEWALA HONORED WITH GOLDEN GAVEL AWARD

Posted by dfd on 10.6.22 in Uncategorized

Thursday the 29th of September 2022, marks a monumental moment for our veryown Temikaidoe Makiloewala, commonly known as Ms. Melissa. She is thesecond woman of the Mulokot Foundation to receive the Golden Gavel award. Ourchairwoman Ms. Jupta Itoewaki, previously received the award in 2020. Ms. Melissa was recognized for her passionate activism and dedicated work […]

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MAP OF WAYANA TERRITORY BREAKTHROUGH IN FIGHT FOR INDIGENOUS LAND RIGHTS

Posted by dfd on 8.16.22 in Uncategorized

The creation of the Wayana Map will significantly contribute to the fight forIndigenous Land Rights. Up till now, the boundaries of the Wayana area were onlyknown through oral narratives. Recognizing the need to preserve the knowledge ofour ancestors, The Mulokot Foundation felt the need to document this information. With funding from the UNDP’s GEF Small […]

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