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Bioenterprises: Women from Siekoya Remolino held a workshop

During the week of September 19 to 23, 2022, the team from “Fundación Raíz Ecuador” was in the Siekoya Remolino community along with Ruth Piaguaje, a scholarship recipient from the Siekopai nationality. Ruth is in the final years of her studies at the Crecermás Institute (ISTEC). Ruth conducted a workshop in Paikoka, the native Siekopai […]

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Siekopai women presented their Amazonian bio-entrepreneurship projects in Quito

The SIEKONOMI are the colorful Siekopai women who live in Siekopai territory in the province of Sucumbíos in the Ecuadorian Amazon and also on the Amazonian side of Peru. SIEKONOMI is the entrepreneurship of the Siekopai women who are members of the ASOPROASIENW Association. In October, they participated in two fairs in Quito where they

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We support intercultural education in Peru

From “The Beyond Lagartococha project”, part of “The Raíz Ecuador – Caemba Foundation”, we have been supporting access to education for Siekopai (Secoya) children living in the Painkenape and Mañoko communities in the Peruvian Amazon since 2016. That’s why on January 18, 2021, in Iquitos, in the Peruvian Amazon, the Basic Pedagogical Competencies Development Course

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement

Fundación Raíz is dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), working with indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorian, Montubio, and Mestizo groups across Ecuador.

Our projects support various communities: Sionas, Siekopai, Kofan, Chachi, Kechwa, Waorani and Shuar, covering six linguistic families.

Our CAEMBA housing initiative focuses on the Afro-Ecuadorian and Montubio populations in Esmeraldas, addressing challenges of poverty and high crime rates. We commit to equitable treatment, opportunities for all, and the elimination of barriers to participation.

By valuing every voice and fostering community resilience, we aim to create a more inclusive, equitable society.

Our leadership is committed to DEI principles, ensuring our efforts reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and contribute to sustainable development and social justice.

DECLARACIÓN DE DIVERSIDAD, EQUIDAD E INCLUSIÓN

Fundación Raíz está dedicada a la diversidad, equidad e inclusión (DEI), trabajando con grupos indígenas, afroecuatorianos, montubios y mestizos en todo Ecuador.

Nuestros proyectos apoyan a varias comunidades, Sionas, Siekopai, Kofan, Chachi, Kechwa, Waorani y Shuar, cubriendo seis familias lingüísticas. Nuestra iniciativa de vivienda CAEMBA se centra en las poblaciones afroecuatorianas y montubias en Esmeraldas, abordando desafíos de pobreza y altas tasas de criminalidad.

Nos comprometemos a un trato equitativo, oportunidades para todos y la eliminación de barreras para la participación. Valorando cada voz y fomentando la resiliencia comunitaria, aspiramos a crear una sociedad más inclusiva y equitativa.

Nuestro liderazgo está comprometido con los principios de DEI, asegurando que nuestros esfuerzos reflejen la diversidad de las comunidades que servimos y contribuyan al desarrollo sostenible y la justicia social.