After succesfull purchase of the land on Huambuno river, which was the initial idea behind this aorganization, we have decided to proceed with protection of another area. It is not as large in the area, but it is naturally very diverse and interesting. It is in a neighboring province Orellana and it is a very precious naturally, mainly created by a lagoon that is a home to many animal species.
Huge part of the area (8ha) is created by water of the lagoon. The rest on the area is flooded due to the heavy rains for the most part of the year, too. This whole area is thus very attractive for rare bird species, vast population of turtles and huge schools of piranas.
The family that owns the land is facing financial problems. Instead of selling the land to one of the mining companies, the family offered it to Zivot postaru / Ruku KAWSAY, which will secure the preservation of the land.
The price of the land is 12,000 USD.
„Fundraising money for land with lagoon successful!
In March 2019, we started a fundraising campaign to help us get rest of the funds to finish the purchase of the second land of our non-profit Zivot postaru and legalization of the land. Using gofundme.com
, within one month we have raise incredible $6,405 USD, which even superseded our goal amount of $6200 USD.
Raise money was used for example to pay for Land of registry fees, where Agustin had to go twice, because they forgot to mention that the lagoon intersect TWO land areas, not just one. It has been also used to pay geodesist and the connected expenses, to pay fees at the local authorities, notary and the lawyer. Agustin and other people who have been working nonstop on the finalizing of the legalization of the purchase have been working countless days on this, and their effort is almost at the finished! Today, April 23rd is the last verification land sectioning and within a month the land will officially belongs to Zivot Postaru to be preserved for future generations.
We would like to now thank all the contributors for their generous donations, it means a lot to us. Seeing what happens when people unite in their efforts, donating what they can – all those drops that fill the pool and succeed with out common goal, is so inspiring and encouraging our efforts and spirits. Thanks to all of you, people with good hearts, we are able to protect and conserve another part of important ecosystem in the primary Amazon rain forest. We cordially invite you to visit us in the jungle so that we can make a trip to the two lands of Zivot postaru.“