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Main Project

Sumak Allpa's main project has two distinct, yet inter-connected, aspects: one focused on endangered peoples and the other on endangered monkeys.

The project is located on the Napo River on a scenic 115 hectares (284 acres) island in the eastern rainforest part of Ecuador, Orellana Province.

Endangered Peoples

One of the project's main objectives is to educate indigenous people, during five years elementary school was supported by the foundation now days Sumak Allpa elementary school, has been relocated on "Loma del Tigre" community. The school curriculum emphasizes environmental and cultural education.


Endangered Monkeys

Besides our important education project, the same island also includes the rehabilitation of seven species of endangered primates. With sufficient numbers of each species, they will be re-populating into their original habitats.