Written by Brian Best, specialist in Regenerative Solutions for Alianza Arkana. In celebration of World Toilet Day, I would like to share my story of why and how I give a shit about sanitation. World what day? You might ask. … Continue reading It’s time to really start Giving a Shit about World Toilet Day #wecantwait
When I arrived as a volunteer in Santa Clara over nine months ago, I was shocked by how few children I saw reading. Books in the rural indigenous school system, I was to learn, often sit for years locked away … Continue reading Discover the Fantastic World of Books: Building a Bilingual Library for a New Generation of Intercultural Learners
This is a post written by several hands, by Shipibo permaculture leaders Marcos Urquia, Roberto Muñoz, and Fernando Cauper. These are the voices of the Shipibo with and for whom we work. In 1996 “modern permaculture” came to San Francisco … Continue reading Shipibo Permaculture: How far have we come and where are we going?
Last week in the Shipibo indigenous community of Santa Clara a 5-day Introduction Course to Ecological Farming unfolded in beautiful and unexpected ways… A Brief History Since 2012, Alianza Arkana has been supporting the Bena Nii-New Forest Permaculture program creating … Continue reading The Multiplier Effect: Indigenous Permaculture in the Amazon