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support the Shenenawa people

Help Paje' (Shaman) Shetehu Shanenawa and his people in Brazi. Paje' Shetehu is asking for our help so he can re-build a few homes which were destroyed by the floods , build a healing space for his community , and buy a small distiller to extract plant essence. Would you help him by donating?

Donate here on our Just Giving campaign.

Fundraising event: book here for Wed 21st Sept Autumn Equinox Community Gathering

 

Dear Friends

We are appealing to your generous heart to join us to help the indigenous people of Brazil. All projects are carefully selected by our co-founders Claudia and Mark who visit and follow the implementation of each project from beginning to end on a voluntary basis once a year. Any amount, small or big, is very welcome.

We help grassroots groups of indigenous people who are in the frontline and are guardians of the forest so they keep strong and fighting for the Amazon.

This project is about humanity coming together and truly supporting ancient cultures to thrive. If the indigenous people and the forests thrive, we thrive, if they don't survive, we don't survive. They are the guardians of what is left of our forests and they are the guardians of ancient forms of healing. By helping the indigenous people to be strong on themselves we are also helping to preserve the Amazon.

There is much yet to be learned from indigenous people and their culture, yet their individual and cultural survival is seriously threatened by covid-19 as well as modern loggers, miners, multinational corporations, farmers who invade and decimate their forest which is their home.

In donating to our project, you are having an immediate and direct impact on the survival of different indigenous tribes in Brazil as well as the survival of the Amazon .

With this project you are having a positive impact on the lives of a people who have lived for thousands of years teaching humanity about living in harmony with nature. When you tell other people what you have contributed to, you can raise your head with pride that you are making a significant difference to the ecological health of our world.

Act now for the Earth! Thank you!

With deepest gratitude,

Claudia Goncalves and Mark Halliday

 

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our 2021 project


 

In 2021, together we raised £1658 With support received from wonderful people in Scotland. With that we donated £840 to build a small house for 2 spiritual elders in Brazil. We have also raised and donated £818.50 to the Apoitcha charity in Brazil who work with children in poverty. Deep gratitude to everyone in our community who have donated to these projects via Just Giving and our website. Together we are stronger and make the change we want to see in the world.


our 2020 project


 

In March 2020 together we raised £1528 to help the Apurina people and the Yawanawa people buy tools, seeds and seedlings to plant vegetables and orange trees to reduce their dependence on buying food outside their tribe. With the Pandemic and quarentine time, this became essencial for their survival.

It was because of your generosity that we were able to help them.  Thank you! 


our 2019 project


From January 2019 to June 2019 we raised £6,000 to help the Kiriri tribe in Minas build a Culture House where they can do crafts work to generate income essential for the survival of their tribe. We also helped them with the construction of their indigenous school, a space to teach their children their own culture, language, unique identity and rituals.

more here

our 2018 project


Kariri Project in Alagoas
Brazilian Amazon Project
From Aug 2018 to Dec 2018 we raised £3,000 to help the Kariri Xoco tribe of Alagoas to build a flour mill to fight hunger and malnutrition in their Village.

From Sep 2017 to Sep 2018 we raised £9,000 to help the People of the Amazon in Acre  - Brazil - to build a space for elders to gather, share knowledge and teach future generations their tradition.

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