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ASOMEG —  A Dream That’s Blooming

ASOMEG — A Dream That’s Blooming

The Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Guayabillas (ASOMEG)’s success is undoubtedly due to the hard work and sustained commitment of the women of the Community of Guayabillas, in the Parish of Pacto (northwest of Quito). Fundación Futuro accompanies this process...

Mashpi’s Women’s Circle Garden

Mashpi’s Women’s Circle Garden

Between the green expanses of the Mashpi and Tayra reserves lies the San José de Mashpi community, located on the western foothills of the Andes northwest of Quito, surrounded by stunning landscapes and staggering biodiversity. Precisely because of its natural beauty,...

Six Things You Can Do to Mitigate Climate Change

Six Things You Can Do to Mitigate Climate Change

One of the best lessons we have learned working in conservation and environmental education, is that the perspective with which we intake information can affect our ability to transform that into action. In this field, just like in day-to-day life, if we remain attached to fear and uncertainty, we are more likely to ignore the issue and keep ourselves detached from it.

Climate change

Climate change

Two words that have developed a deep and paralyzing confusion, that eventually leads us to inaction. This increasing anxiety when learning about the effects of climate change, is also called eco-anxiety, and all of us, even those who work in conservation suffer from it. We would like to help out with this.

Yunguilla, a sustainable community model

Yunguilla, a sustainable community model

We traveled to Yunguilla with the members of the Mashpi community to learn about their sustainable way of life and the lessons learned along the journey of this national and international award-winning community. Yunguilla, located in a valley on the outskirts of...

MashpiLAB Research, Innovation and Sustainable Development

MashpiLAB Research, Innovation and Sustainable Development

MashpiLAB has been launched: An investigation and development lab oriented towards exploring the culinary potential of the Andean Chocó region. The purpose is to generate knowledge, value and to highlight the native forest species and their diverse flavors. Get to...