AmaZoonico is an NGO founded in 1993 by Angelika Raimann, Remigio Canelos and Christine von Steiger. Their vision was to protect the Amazon wildlife by creating a center to receive, treat, rehabilitate and reintroduce wild animals confiscated from illegal trafficking.
To carry out all plans of reintroduction it was important to create a project to protect the forest and work with the community to manage resources sustainably and rationally. This objective resulted in the creation of Selva Viva; a large area of 1700 hectares of protected forest, a trilingual school for children from the neighboring community and two eco-lodges.
| DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
||Puerto Barrantilla, Ecuador
||Transportation to Departure Location
Passport & Visa Fees
Day off Excursions or Costs
The project has been widely welcomed by the surrounding community and is now viewed with great respect by locals and visitors as a program that provides exceptional care of wildlife.
As a volunteer in this program, you will be a part of the daily operations to help with animal care, educational campaigns, infrastructure maintenance, fundraising and many other supporting activities.
||No special skills or experience are required
Learn more aout Amazoonico and their programs at www.amazoonicorescuecenter.com.