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The Wayana school

By AndreJupta | Feb 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The last primary school we had in our village Kawemhakan, closed its doors at the start of the Surinamese Interior War and was never reopened, until recently. The Mulokot Foundation, together with Nia Tero, started a project to set up a school. At the moment there is not enough money to build our own school …

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Jupta in Nicaragua

By AndreJupta | Jan 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jupta together with Mr. Molu Kolu from Kenia. Jupta was in Nicaragua from 20 January till 27th. There she has finished her Indigenous Leadership training from the Fellowship program from Nia Tero. For this leadership program, Jupta also visited multiple strong indigenous communities in Mexico, Ecuador, and Kyrgyzstan where she had the opportunity to learn …

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Soil samples

By AndreJupta | Jan 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the second week of January, we took soil samples for our Project: New agricultural method (less slash and burn) for the Wayana and Trio indigenous in Suriname. Anielkoemar Gangadin of the University of Suriname is helping us with this project. Aniel is an entomologist (insect expert) and a specialist in fighting harmful insects in …

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Suicide preventie; project met de Nederlandse Ambassade

By AndreJupta | Jan 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Gisteren hebben Josee, Michel en Hellery een bezoek gebracht aan Maripasoela in Frans Guyana. In het kader van zelfmoord preventie is er overleg geweest met een organisatie aldaar die ook bezig is oplossingen te zoeken voor dit grote probleem binnen de Wayana inheemsen. De aanpak van de Franse is anders, maar mogelijk kunnen we toch …

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Employment; Sustainable livelihood

By AndreJupta | Dec 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Employment; Sustainable livelihood

In our discussions with the Wayana population three livelihood possibilities stood out: Eco-tourism Eco- Tourism has become an important option for economic development and the cultural survival of Indigenous peoples. Although the sustainable livelihood framework does not clearly address the cultural part of life, the approach requires that activities, such as tourism, are placed in …

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