Social Enterprise Initiatives Help Empower Indigenous Communities


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At the recent Skoll World Forum, indigenous leaders talked about their social entrepreneurship.

Initiatives, such as a healing center in the Amazon forest, protection and deforestation campaigns, and selling carbon offsetting credits to a natural toiletries company, are helping indigenous communities protect and manage their own land and allow them to continue living ecologically. Chief Almir Surui, of the PaiterSurui tribe, created the REDD+ initiative to support education and protection of the forests.

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