Empowerment Through Lifelong Learning

How one woman found empowerment through lifelong learning.   Francisca Jane Orosco Martinez is a 43-year-old woman who was living in a community in Ucayali with her husband and four sons. She had lived in Ucayali all her life when in 2003, Francisca and her spouse began to realize that their children weren’t receiving a Read More …

How an Ecological Crisis Became One Man’s Opportunity

Segundo and his wife in Iquitos

  Segundo Sajami is a 50-year-old resident of the San Francisco community of Iquitos, Peru. He lives with his wife and children and has spent his life working as a fisherman. He and his community have benefited from decades of fish abundance in the Marañón River, however, over the years, he noticed that he was Read More …

A man who found in a radio show a tool to change his life

  Jamner Vela is a family man who lives in the Community of San Francisco, one of the more than 1200 indigenous communities located in Loreto region, Peru (Peruvian Amazon).  As a traditional conservative man, he was used to doing the same activities every single day, and he liked that everything at home stayed the Read More …