1. Association Terra Indigena do Xingu
A new project, led by the Kaibi Tribe, aims to establish a medicinal plant resource that will benefit all indigenous communities in the Lower XINGU region. This initiative seeks to preserve and strengthen indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants, ensuring it is passed on to the younger generation and doesn’t remain limited to a few elders.
2. Amapa Indigenous and Tradition rights- To strengthen indigenous and Quilombola communities response to advance of deforestation and recognition of traditional land rights (ECAM))
This new project responds to the current challenges posed by deforestation and the loss of rights under the previous government. Its primary goal is to bolster the representation of Indigenous and Quilombola communities at the state level and advocate for the recognition of traditional land rights.
3. Amazonia Alerta
AmazonAlerta is a newly established nonprofit organization with operations in Brazil and the UK. It collaborates closely with indigenous communities in the Amazon region to monitor and report on environmental issues and related crimes.
Support Indigenous people Bribri de Saltire Punterenas Province in defense of their ancestral land and legal rights
RFUND has been supporting the Bribri since 2017. RFUND’S support has played a crucial role in empowering the Bribri and neighboring Broran communities to defend themselves against illegal and violent attacks by invaders. Additionally, there is an urgent need to strengthen their cultural identity and overcome government resistance.
Advancing legal rights and territorial monitoring of the Wounaan and Embera communities (RF US)
In its second year, the project’s main objective is to provide resources and technical support to Wounaan and Embera communities. This support aims to help them protect their land rights and monitor their territories, particularly to combat deforestation in indigenous lands.