Little of Peru’s new wealth reaches the poor families in rural areas. They suffer from chronic malnutrition, and lack secure access to water, electricity and basic sanitary facilities. Many people cut and sell wood in order to survive.
Long-term help in Peru: deforestation has severely damaged the Peruvian rainforest. Now the farmers are replanting it.
Vitamaze has financed training courses in cocoa cultivation for nine groups of Peruvian smallholders, which has improved their living conditions and simultaneously protected the environment.
You are welcome to find out more about the project here (german)