The indigenous people of the Arrayanes community in Cotacachi Ecuador have long suffered conditions of extreme poverty and malnutrition. But today the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified these hardships even further by stripping these local Andean people of the few income-earning opportunities they once had.
K’allam’p is providing solutions.
Led by the indigenous women of Arrayanes in partnership with K’allam’p, this program does far more than provide temporary food aid. Together, we strengthen food sovereignty and community resilience through the creation of communal farms that utilize educational initiatives to provide the people with improved nutrition, health, and food security during the pandemic and beyond.
Help K’allam’p and the Wichana Foundation provide the women leaders of Arrayanes with the purchase of essential farming equipment, educational materials and stipends for local trainers and volunteers.