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We are a non-profit organization with the objective to improve the life of vulnerable groups such as the disabled and people with extreme poverty.
We generate jobs for them through recycling as an economic activity. We also provide resources to improve their quality of life and facilitate opportunities for families to obtain means for the construction of their homes. Additionally, we have developed a program that contributes to solve the environmental problem.in the city of Leticia.
We are located in Leticia, Amazonas which is the most southern point of Colombia: Additionally, we serve the population of our neighbors in Brazil and Peru.
AMAZONAS SIN LIMITES seeks to defend the right to a worthy life of vulnerable groups and those in a condition of evident disability; It focuses on finding alternatives that improve their quality of life through recycling as a productive unit, while it also helps mitigate the environmental impact in the Amazonas, “The lungs of the world.”
AMAZONAS SIN LIMITES In 2009, Pompilio Andrés Losada Pinzón realized need for attention to vulnerable families and in situation of disable people and their families in the city of Leticia, Andrés looked for ways to find alternatives that would not only help the disabled but also their families. The first assistance to people with disability happened thanks to the support of Father Jaime García Cuéllar of the JBO Salesian Center in the city of Bogotá. These families received more than 3 tons in aid such as wheelchairs, crutches, walking sticks, toys, clothes, mattresses and helped more than 300 families in 2010.
On March 2, 2011 Andrés officially registered AMAZONAS SIN LIMITES before the Chamber of Commerce of the city of Leticia.
The foundation also initiated a recycling project in the city of Leticia with the support of the Colombian Volunteers ladies of Miami. Its objective is to educate the citizen about how to separate garbage and recyclable material, and to participate voluntarily in the process of recollection of recyclable materials.
This activity began to help not only families in situations of disability but also provided employment to families in extreme poverty, who already participated informally in the process of recollection of recyclable materials. The environment,, the Amazonas River have also benefited from this activities.
Founder and President
Andrés Losada Pinzón
Andrés Losada, is also the legal representative and director of the program. He works in a dedicated way to provide benefits and supports to those needed. He sincerely seeks, through various alternatives, to generate real change in the community with a social and human approach.
Claudia Guaman :
Mother Head of Home, Recycler, Head of Recycling
Alex Macuna Letuama:
Recycler worker, indigenous of the ethnic group Macuna, native of the corregimiento of Chorrera and Pedrera.
Provides training on Recycling
Environmental Technical Sector
Technician specialized in environmental management. She works as the head of warehouse, also in charge of accounting, financial statements and internal administrative processes of the foundation. She also works in the social area supporting the families of the disabled and mothers head of household who daily visit the foundation in search of support.
Jadeyi Gomez Mamian :
Responsible for going from house to house, educating those who live in Leticia about the advantage of recycling and management of recyclable materials to facilitate their collection. She also carries out technical visits in the different entities of the city of Leticia. One of its main visits consist in teaching indigenous communities on the banks of the Amazon river about the importance of not throwing or burning garbage which affects their environment and their community because of the collateral damages it causes.
Workers at Recycler Center
Recycler Worker, Machine operator and workshop. He is a disabled (deaf mute young man who has worked at the foundation for four years. He started as a student in the integral care unit of the city of Leticia. Our director identified his abilities and spoke with his family about beginning training and work for people with some type of disability. Using signs and simple practices, Jhonatan learned each of the procedures and steps in the area of recycling. Nowadays, he manages each of the FOUNDATION machines (compactors, mills among others). In addition, Jhonatan trains all the people or entities that visit us daily in the recycling campaigns led by us in the city of Leticia.
Fredi Anival Garces:
Recycler worker, head of warehouse and logistics-operations.
Daniel Macedeo Diaz:
Jesús Alviz Noe:
Recycler worker. Indigenous person from the Tucuna ethnic group original from the district of Tarapaca.
Klinton Gebuy Amasifuen:
Recycler worker. Indigenous person from the Tucuna ethnic group original from the district of Tarapacá.
Female head of household
This group of women is in charge of collecting recyclable material at the garbage site called Lixo. Today, they worked in an organized manner, have uniforms, gloves and a guarantee that their efforts are productive. This place is now a site without children; Children are no longer allowed on the site and they attend daycare and school instead.
Volunteer group is composed of are all kinds of people with a high sense of love for their neighbor and the environment.
They have direct contact with each of the families we support.
The volunteers teach about environmental issues, whether in schools, indigenous communities, or fieldwork with city recyclers, who are all women.
When serving people with disabilities section they accompany us to the health or civic brigades to which the foundation assists periodically. They also go door to door making home visits to each one of these families seeking the opportunity to help and to approach the reality in which they currently live.
Board of Directors
The board of directors is composed of:
Pompilio Andrés Losada Pinzón founder
and Gladis Elena Rua Tesorera.
Support from Organizations
Alfredo Rodríguez : Donations and makes it possible to transport them through the Amazonas River.
Centro Creen :Toys for children.
Diva Santana, Ecological Paradise.
Dora Martin, Forest Engineer.
Volunteer Coronel Group: : transport tires and other materials
Group Air of the Amazon GAAMA Colombian Air Force: The foundation AMAZONAS SIN LIMITES makes an inter-administrative agreement with then and receives support for productive projects that consists in the transport of recyclable material of the city of Leticia - Bogotá managing to take more than 350 tons Year 2014 and what has passed since 2017.
Group volunteers members of the Colombian Military Forces: transportation of donations
Jeremías Aguilar Orozco: mobilization and support
Amazon World - Rafael Clavijo and his family: free field trips for children
The Colombian Volunteers of Miami: funding and stuffed animals annually
Néstor Moreno, Psychologist
Fhather Jaime García by Juan Bosco Laborer: unconditional support
Zonia Marín Galeano, Biologist.
Y cientos de profesionales locales: With experience in every project.
Relación Actividades Desarrolladas: por años
1. The foundation AMAZONAS SIN LIMITES donated 300 gifts to the CREEN Nutrition Recovery Center, in the city of Leticia, to children from 1 to 4 years of age. We also donated wheelchairs, diapers, Crutches and other technical aids that help our grandparents improve their daily activities to the place of passage San José.
2. Delivered technical aids to the physical rehabilitation center welfare of the elderly of the city of Leticia.
3. Carried out a campaign of sensitization with volunteers to improve the understanding of people with disabilities in Leticia, the Municipality of Puerto Nariño as well as in its surroundings.
4. Delivered of aids and awareness to the community at the nutritional rehabilitation center CREEN of the city of Leticia on November 2011.
5. Carried out a campaign of sensitization with volunteers to improve the understanding of people with disabilities of the city of Leticia (CREA). Also promoted the processes of social reinsertion in the consumption of psychoactive substances.
6. In collaboration with the Court of Execution of Penalties and Security Measures of the city of Leticia, provided entrepreneurship training about inclusion to the labor market to persons deprived of freedom for their reinstatement to society. Year 2013.
7. Provided follow-up to 27 prisoners who are deprived of liberty and enjoy the benefit of house by prison in their process of adaptation to society and daily procedures towards the citizen. (2009-2012).
8. Phase I Eco-Houses Project, where 35 disabled people and their families have benefited directly from the project. They were trained as operators of industrial machinery as well as in ethics and values, constitutional rights, recycling, self-esteem and entrepreneurs. At this moment we are working in our recycling plant with to disabled personnel already trained in the labor field.
9. Provided a second follow-up to 27 prisoners who are deprived of liberty and enjoy the benefit of house by prison in their process of adaptation to society and daily procedures towards the citizen. (2009-2012).
10. Phase I Eco-Houses Project, where 35 disabled people and their families have benefited directly from the project. They were trained as operators of industrial machinery as well as in ethics and values, constitutional rights, recycling, self-esteem and entrepreneurs. At this moment we are working in our recycling plant with to disabled personnel already trained in the labor field.
11. Delivery technical assistance to 700 families with members of the family with disabilities. December 2012 supporting.
12. Assisted more than 400 families by supporting them in all areas to focus on a true diagnosis of the population in situation of disability and its family nucleus. This was possible with the assistance of volunteers of the foundation (doctors, biologists, physiotherapists, neurologists, pediatricians, lawyers, pedagogues, businessmen) and ordinary people.
13. On December 29, 2012, the first house was delivered to Ivan, a young disabled person in the presence of the Senator of the Green Party, Dr. Gilma Jiménez, the Governor of the Amazon Licenciado Carlos Rodríguez Celis, Colonel Commander of the Jungle Brigade Nº26 Humberto Pinzón and recognized personalities of the Department of Amazonas.
14. Provided awareness and training at the Hotel Waira, to public and private entities working with disable population with the purpose of raising awareness of the problem based on the evidence obtained by our field team.
15. On November 2010 and with the assistance of the Higher School of War and Telecommunications Minister Diego Molano at the Banco de la Republica, we delivered technical aids to people with disabilities in Leticia.
16. Organized a field trip with children from the Special Attention Unit of the city of Leticia to the theme park named Mundo Amazónico located at Km 7 via Leticia - Tarapacá.
17. Donated sports equipment and technical aids to the Special Care Unit of the city of Leticia.
18. Provided Sensitization training about the processes of inclusion in the labor field of persons with disabilities in the region to the Armed Forces of three countries, which included: National Army, National Police, National Navy, Colombian Air Force, Peruvian Naval Force, Peruvian Air Group 42, Infantry Battalion Nº8 of Brazil.
19. We accompany the Government of the Amazon in the recent Winter Wave supporting with 380 gallons of fuel and 300 bags of food to Puerto Nariño. It was done with the collaboration of the Governor of the Amazon who delivered 80 gallons of fuel and 270 bags of food for the communities of Naranjales, Seven of August, San Juan de Atacuary and its surroundings. This proved once again that the union makes the force.
20. Donated 100 school kits thanks to the support of the NGO Col Future, and the Colombian Air Force, was held at Camilo Torres School in the City of Leticia.
21. Executed for the first time the campaign “Day of Action of Consumption” in the city of Leticia, where items such as batteries, computers, household insecticides and luminaires were collected, as they have harmful components for humans and the environment.
22. Support to the First Binational “Health Day” in the city of Leticia with the Colombian Air Force and Entities of the country of Brazil, where we donated 600 gifts for the children of the two countries.
23. 30 school kits were donated in the community of San Juan De Atacuari located in the frontier with Peru. People were trained and sensitized about the importance of giving a solid waste management by giving them an understanding of the problems that these residues currently generate in the environment and to ourselves.
24. Provided awareness and training to all staff at the tourist reserve Amazon Jungle Trips located in the frontier with Brazil, about the importance of recycling, and the preservation and protection of the environment.
25. Supported to the activity “All By The Water” where volunteer cleaned the Yahuarcaca River, managing to extract 1000 kilos of recyclable material, like plastic bags, soda bottles, water and cans containers. The collection center operators of the Amazonas Sin Limites Foundation carried out the proper process for their final disposal.
26. Supported for the “Post-Consumer Waste Collection Day” in Puerto Nariño where materials such as computers, luminaires and batteries could be prevented from reaching the sanitary landfill or the river, causing pollution in the environment. These materials were taken to the collection center of The Foundation where they were given the respective process.
Award Alas de Esperanza
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(Wings of Hope)
With the purpose of exalting the work of those who join the noble cause of helping the neediest, protect our natural resources, serve the Colombian people and save the lives of those who are in danger, the Colombian Air Force, in a significant ceremony Presided over by its commander General Carlos Bueno, gave the recognition "Alas de Esperanza".
It is a recognition of the synergy of efforts made between private companies, government entities, foundations, Reserve Officers, crews and people, who, through surrender, sacrifice, courage and vocation, contribute to the development of the country with their work.