The Jatun Sacha Foundation is an Ecuadorian non governmental, non profit, private organization. It was leagally established in 1989 by Ministerial Agreement No. 270 from the Ministry of Agriculture, published in the Official Record No. 238 on July 21st 1989. Our first conservation project begun in 1985 with the creation of the JatunSacha Biological Station and Reserve in the Ecudorian Amazon.
The Foundation is a self-sustaining institution with great impact in the line of private conservation initiatives through 5 different models of private reserves with community projects in rural and urban areas.
The lines of action are mainly the conservation of biological and cultural diversity through different models of private conservation, environmental education and promotion of research and productive projects that help improve the quality of life of people living in these areas.
The Foundation has an integrated system of institutional development procedures that ensure the quality of their services. We have a national and international prestigious image, confidence and credibility for having helped position Ecuador in the field of conservation of natural and cultural resources, and for having influenced the creation of other NGOs based on its institutional mission.
Promote the conservation of Ecuador’s biodiversity, through technical training, scientific research, environmental education programs at national and international level, community development, sustainable management of natural resources and the training of leaders with greater ethnic and gender participation to improve the quality of life of the communities.
For the year 2018, JatunSacha will continue to promote the conservation of forest and aquatic ecosystems of Ecuador, and improve the quality of life of the community. It will be a self-sustaining institution with great impact in the line of private conservation initiatives across different models of private reserves, 5 Biological Stations and new research and education programs, community projects in rural and urban areas. Our vision is to have a system of integrated institutional development procedures that ensure the quality of our services.