Confederacion de Nacionalidades Indigenas de la Amazonia Ecuatoriana (CONFENIAE)

$2,500 to support an Amazonian Women’s Congress and March for International Women’s Day, providing an opportunity to refine strategies for protection of Indigenous territories and to prioritize sustainable alternatives to meet local needs in alignment with the vision of Indigenous women leaders who are steadfast in their demands for no industrial extraction within their territories.

Defensa y Conservación Ecológica de Intag (DECOIN)

$2,500 to support a mobilization to Quito by communities impacted by large-scale mines in Ecuador in an effort to revoke illegally granted concessions with primary participation coming from the Intag area in the northwest of the country which is home to a biologically diverse and unique cloud forest ecosystem and where communities have stopped two previous attempts by multinational mining companies to develop a major open-pit copper mine and are currently fighting to do so again.