A group of Learn2Change-members from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America who met in several video conferences wrote the attached “Global Call to re-think education – learn to change!”. We call for a global turning of our paradigms of education, as well as of our production and consumption patterns, and the way wealth is being distributed and accumulated. We need educative activism against exclusion and …
The image expresses that our distance and confinement is only physical and geographical; we remain actively involved in social and environmental justice. We will hug each other again, is the desire of many people to get together as families and communities, and although our cultural language of greeting has “temporally” changed, the affection and the long to connect to nature and community spirit stays very alive.
On behalf of Mencay Nenquihui, president of the Waorani women association in the Amazon of Ecuador, we send greetings to everyone from the Learn2Change-network.
Mencay Nenquihui Niwa, Christian Cray
The corona-related situation for the Waorani nation is especially difficult because the Waorani fear the virus very much. Only about 50 years ago, when the evangelical missionaries “civilized” the Waorani people, invading their territory, putting them in villages …
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