SINCHI WARMI

Sinchi Warmi- Ecuador

Women entrepreneurs leading processes in the Amazon.

 


icon_users  8.000 travelers of VSocial partners visited the project*


"Sharing our tradition as midwives to the world makes us recognized as women who preserve our identity and our traditions and ways of receiving the new life."

 

What is the project about?

Sinchi Warmi is an organization located in the province of Napo, Tena canton, parish of Misahuallí, within Jatun Sacha and Selva Viva / Venice, which was born in 2009 led by women who have 19 partners who work in various productive activities, among those that are included: community, nature, cultural, agriculture, handicrafts and fish farming tourism. Her name means brave woman in Kichwa and it owns 40% of women and 60% of men working in the touristic activity itself. Likewise, this community remained true to its principles, promoting support for families, overcoming, sustainability and equity in the community.  In the same way, the nationality of the foreign visitors who arrive the most to this community are: France, the United States, Italy, Spain and Germany while at a national level they are from: Quito, Cuenca, Guayaquil and Ambato. Among the needs to improve in the community are: sewage, drinking water, solar panels, the use of visual platforms and agreement with OTAs, presentation of leaflets in other languages, leadership, waiter, waiter and improvement in administration, in addition to presenting a problem in terms of improving its attractions. However, despite these limitations, this community presents food service through a restaurant with capacity for 24 people and an average cost of $ 6, as well as accommodation services, with cabins with capacity for 30 people and with an average cost of $ 20, guidance service, excursions and walks, nature tourism, ecotourism, community and ancestral.

 

How is VSocial involved in the project?

The VSocial Foundation supports this initiative by bringing the international market closer to this project, bringing German and French tourists to generate sustainability of the project. In addition, we generate possibilities for tourist product improvements and organizational strengthening.  We also work with them for the generation of Community Tourism certification.

 

What impact does the commitment have?

It directly supports 15 families directly.

 

 *All data were determined with best knowledge and conscience on the basis of existing data sets, direct information from the partners and empirical values.

Support Sinchi Warmi directly with your donation*!

* After you have sent us your details, we will contact you to organize the donation process with you. Soon there will be the possibility to donate by Paypal or credit card.

Our donation account at Commerzbank Recipient: viSozial e.V.
IBAN: DE 527 008 000 008 560 894 00
BIC: DRESDEFF700
Account number: 856089400Bank
code: 700 800 00



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