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  Re: [Aroid-l] Latest IAS Newsletter
From: Tom philofan at philodendron.org> on 2005.05.04 at 00:07:33(12905)
Hello Tom,

Here is some information I pulled from the Tropical Rainforest Coalition (which may be new to some as well) web site :

Location: Puerto Santana, Pastaza Province, Ecuador. Located forty two miles southeast of Puyo.

Foundaci?n Yawa Jee, founded in 1992, was incorporated as a Nonprofit Indigenous Foundation under the Ecuadorian legal code in 1993. It is administered by the Indigenous Community of Shuars in Comunidad Santana and was first supported by the Tropical Rainforest Coalition in December 1992. Financial support comes from private donations, preserve entry fees, ecotourism and a consortium of European organizations and clubs.

Yawa Jee is one of the many communities in that region. Hopefully this answers your question.

You can also find more information on Yawa Jee through Google:

Tom Vincze

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