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Ayniglobal Blogs


1310, 2016

Guillermo’s Vision: The AntiPukara Ecolodge
A Sustainability Project of Ayniglobal in Partnership with the Q’ero Community of Marcachaya, Cusco, Peru

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Indigenous Rights and Action|0 Comments

Guillermo’s Vision
Guillermo Pauccar Calcina is 32-years-old, soft-spoken, with penetrating dark brown eyes and cropped black hair. He is a Q’ero indigenous man whose lineage dates […]

1203, 2015

Making Sense of Signs from Nature and Patterns in Everyday Life

By |March 12th, 2015|Categories: Earth-Based Spirituality and Whole Planet Ethics|0 Comments

“When we have arrived at the question, the answer is already near.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
When we pay attention to the connection of life with nature […]

302, 2015

Putting People Above Profit
What the People’s Summit Demands from Governments and Corporations

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Planet and People|0 Comments

From Dec. 8 through Dec. 11, 2014, the People’s Summit gathered in downtown Lima, Peru, at the Parque de Exposicíon. The collective’s intention was to […]

2112, 2014

Ayni in Cuba
Why Normalizing Relationships is Necessary and Why American Capitalism May End One of the Greatest Social Experiments of Modern Times

By |December 21st, 2014|Categories: Planet and People|2 Comments

If the current shift in Cuban policy serves U.S. national interest, will it eventually also serve Cubans? Was it ever in our best interest to […]

1412, 2014

Losing the Sacred Lake: Environmental Degradation of Lake Titicaca and the Impact on Its Surrounding Indigenous Communities
Urbanization is jeopardizing the health of Lake Titicaca and all the indigenous people who rely on it for their livelihood.

By |December 14th, 2014|Categories: Sustainability and Development|0 Comments

Considered the origin of human civilization by the ancient Incas, Lake Titicaca is a 3,200-square-mile lake that borders Peru and Bolivia at an elevation of […]

412, 2014

People’s Summit 2014 – Lima, Peru: Preparations for a Global Social Movement
Monday, December 1 marked the beginning of the 20th session of the Conference of Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru. The People’s Summit is preparing to respond from December 9-12.

By |December 4th, 2014|Categories: Planet and People|1 Comment

While world leaders from 195 different countries came together in the San Borja district in Lima, not far from the COP20 conference location, the People’s […]

2011, 2014

Everyday Reciprocity
Connecting with spirit and place

By |November 20th, 2014|Categories: Earth-Based Spirituality and Whole Planet Ethics|1 Comment

Spirit is an invisible force made visible in all life.— Maya Angelou
It is easy to connect to the mystery of spirit and place when we […]

1511, 2014

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru December 2014
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held in Lima, Peru this year December 1-12, 2014.

By |November 15th, 2014|Categories: Planet and People|0 Comments

The UNFCCC in Lima, Peru could not be held in a more appropriate location this year. Peru continues to face an environmental crisis that notably […]

2707, 2013

Create Your Reciprocity Circle
A reciprocity circle can have positive disruptive effects.

By |July 27th, 2013|Categories: Earth-Based Spirituality and Whole Planet Ethics|0 Comments

Action is required to make ideas real. However, the give and take of daily life is often complicated by details and unexpected events. But, when […]

2905, 2013

Peru’s Indigenous Unite to Preserve Rights
Peru’s indigenous communities are caught in a battle for self-determination, about land, natural resources, and their way of life.

By |May 29th, 2013|Categories: Indigenous Rights and Action, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peru’s indigenous communities are caught in a battle for self-determination, about land, natural resources, and their way of life. Their fight is against mining, oil […]

905, 2013

Mario Vargas Llosa

By |May 9th, 2013|Categories: Indigenous Rights and Action|0 Comments

What would Mario Vargas Llosa, the Peruvian Nobel prizewinner in literature, say about Ayniglobal? I would hope he would say that the nonprofit organization we […]

905, 2013

Social Business: Not Just a Dream, a Reality – Founding of a Q’ero Run Tour Company

By |May 9th, 2013|Categories: Sustainability and Development|0 Comments

Getting poor people, and especially improvised indigenous people out of poverty is difficult. First, it’s important to understand that poverty is not a choice, nor […]

905, 2013

Peru’s Melting Quelccaya Glacier and the Impact on Peru and its Quechua Communities

By |May 9th, 2013|Categories: Indigenous Rights and Action, Planet and People|0 Comments

According to world renowned glaciologist, Dr. Lonnie Thompson, the world’s largest tropical ice sheet, Quelccaya, which is located in the Andes of Southern Peru, is […]

305, 2013

Defining a Generation: What Makes Transformation Powerful Enough to Change History?

By |May 3rd, 2013|Categories: Planet and People|0 Comments

Once every thousand years, an individual comes along and changes the course of history. But individuality in a global interconnected post-modern digital era is different. […]