2011 Ahua Update

Dear friends, I have spoken today with Lucho, Ahua’s grandson, who is now with Ahua in the town of Puyo. Ahua was flown out of Bameno yesterday afternoon in a small aircraft. Lucho, his grandson, who is also married to Penti’s daughter Mencaye, accompanied Ahua to Puyo. Ahua is now in the hospital and receiving…

2011 December Fundrasier

URGENT APPEAL:  AHUA, Penti’s father, had an accident in Bameno last night and now he needs to be taken out to the hospital and needs surgery. Ahua’s grandson Tepena called me and asked me if I could get them some help (Penti notified Tepeña via radio from Bameno. Luckily Tepeña was out of the community…

2011 August Fundraiser

In August 2011 the Huaorani of Yasuni organized a meeting in Bameno, Penti’s (the elected leader of the Yasuni Huaorani) community, located in the heart of the Yasuni, the most bio-diverse place on earth. Members and leaders of 4 communities met here for three days. They looked at the threats to their territory and human…