Farmacia Viva Indigena

Together with the committee of the Shipibo-Konibo community of Paoyhan, Alianza Arkana presents Farmacia Viva Indígena (The Living Indigenous Pharmacy)! In the Amazon rainforest, many indigenous communities struggle to receive proper health care as it is financially and geographically inaccessible. Meanwhile, ancestral knowledge of medicinal plants is disappearing. Farmacia Viva Indigena is a project led by the committee of Paoyhan, a Shipibo-Konibo community in the Ucayali region of the Peruvian Amazon. This project responds to the fundamental needs of the community to reconnect with their ancestral knowledge of medicinal plants, improve the quality of their healthcare  and boost their local … Continue reading Farmacia Viva Indigena