Protecting the Amazon Rainforest & Culture by Design - Final Week
Hello to all of you who contributed in 2010 and who are not on FB or twitter, etc. I am currently doing another fundraiser on http://www.indiegogo.com/ORGbyvio. I wanted to do... Read more
After the Silence
It has been a while since my last update and almost two years since I began my journey in the Amazon.
Many things happened in my personal life... Read more
ORG by vio Website, D&A and Travel back to the Amazon ♥
Not sure if any of you still check the updates. In any case, I love to share what's going on.
DESIGNERS & AGENTS
The D&A show at the... Read more
Checking in & Upcoming Events ♥
Hello, beautiful people,
It has been a long silence since my last update. I have traveled back to the Peruvian Amazon since my last post in January to meet with... Read more
Journey into the Amazon ♥
Hello, friends and family,
Hope all is well with you. I recently wrote an article for Coco Eco magazine about the Cofán work in Ecuador you are all familiar with,... Read more
To a Magical 2011! ♥
Happy New Year 2011!!!!!!
It has been a few months. After coming back from my second trip to Ecuador, I traveled to Perú to an inspiring meeting of... Read more
Week 4 with the Cofán Dureno Community, Ecuador ♥
Hello, beautiful people,
Although, I have returned from my month journey with the Cofán Community, this work is just the beginning of a lifelong relationship and collaboration with the Cofán.... Read more
Week 3 in the Cofán Dureno Community, Ecuador ♥
I am leaving Quito back to LA in the early morning. It has been an amazing journey... Long and eventful, as much got done in my almost 4... Read more
Week 2 ♥
Hope all are doing beautifully!
I am on Week 3 of my Cofán Journey, as I share week 2. It's an interesting experience, where the reality of a slower pace... Read more
Week 1 in the Cofán Dureno Community, Ecuador ♥
Here is a video update of my first week back in the community. I am spending weekends in Lago Agrio, the nearest and biggest oil city in the... Read more
On to the Cofán Community! ♥
Hello, friends and family!
After a close call, Ecuador is stable and all is as scheduled. Traveling tomorrow to Quito. I will be in the Cofán Community of Dureno from... Read more
Building Starts Monday!
I spoke with Emergildo Criollo (President of the Cofán Community of Dureno) tonight and he said that the funds are finally in their account and are ready to... Read more
Back on Track! ♥
Hello, beautiful friends and family,
After having been away for a week in a magical place, I am back on track and ready to continue!
I am very excited to... Read more
Donations via Amazon Watch for "Violeta's Cofán Project" ♥
The funds are finally available and I will soon transfer the funds for phase I of the project to begin the building of the Arts & Crafts Center... Read more
Phase I ♥
I have been playing catch up. I had to put a few projects aside while doing the fundraiser, so I am continuing and completing design work for clothing/costume... Read more
Cofán Call on July 28th & Rewards
Good morning to all who made this fundraising event successful!!!!!!!!
On the last day of the event, as soon as it said "Funding Successful" on the page, I got a... Read more
We Did it!! ♥
"FUNDING SUCCESSFULL"! WOW! We Did it! You All ARE Amazing! You All made this Happen! Words cannot explain! Tears and smiles all in one. Such a Beautiful Flow of Love... Read more
28 More Backers ♥
We are down to the last 4 hours of this absolutely exciting drive, where so many of you have shared, contributed and opened your hearts to the amazing Cofán people... Read more
Last Hours of Excitement! ♥
It is AMAZING to feel the flow of energy as so many are sharing this project and adding to the pie! Thank you to the new backers that have joined... Read more
Making this Happen! ♥
I chatted with Wilson Criollo, VP of the Cofán Community of Dureno, and he is touched by all the outpouring of Love & Support for his people, culture and this... Read more
On the Hourly Countdown Now! Exciting!
It is an exciting time! Many late and sleepless nights promoting the Cofán Project worldwide! We have hours to go and make this happen. I ask one last thing of... Read more
3 Days! And All of you Are Amazing!
Thank you all for coming along on this journey in the Amazon with me! I am FULLY Grateful for you contributions and support all the way! It is a very... Read more
5 more days & GrateFULL!
Hello, beautiful friends,
I am absolutely grateful to all of you for Being and for supporting this project that is a part of my Heart and Soul. It is the... Read more
2 Weeks to Go!
Thank you to the most recent contributors and everyone of you! I am so grateful for you and your support of this project with such an inspiring group of people... Read more
18 Days to Go!
And you are all making it happen! Thank you all for being a part of this important project that honors the Cofán through their culture, arts & crafts. It is... Read more
Thank you! <3
Thank you to the 24 lovely friends who have pledged so far! And have added to the fund from $10 to $1,000 each respectively! Wow! I am grateful to all... Read more
30 Days To Go!!!!!!!!!!!
30 Days to go! And I am continually grateful for your support! Thank you to the latest 9 backers. Please share the link with your friends, family and colleagues to... Read more
First 10 Backers!
Thank you all wonderful friends for being the first 10 backers!!!!!!!! I am absolutely excited, because with your generosity and inspiration, we will be able to fulfill the goal by... Read more