SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Due to the slow response to the fast-spreading contamination by COVID-19 by the governments of the countries that make up the Amazon region, an Amazon non-governmental group, Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA) launched on Wednesday an emergency fund campaign to raise money to help the indigenous groups in the region.
“COICA has called on governments, cooperation agencies, international organizations, foundations and citizens to donate to the Amazon Emergency Fund. This fund has been created with the aim of raising and channeling resources to indigenous communities and grassroots organizations who . . .