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Absorventes ecológicos

TIDA WARAO – Warao Woman

Indigenous Venezuelan immigrants and refugees create a brand of ecological absorbent pads The Fraternity – International Humanitarian Federation (FIHF) is supporting the development of a brand of  ecologic absorbent pads, called “Tida Warao”, which means “Warao Woman”, an enterprise made up of five indigenous women: Nuris Suarez, Laiza Freites, Melania Mata, Victoria Breceno, Enniris Breceno and Erimar

Kawarao, 'Nossa Família'

Kawarao, ‘Our Family’, a story of entrepreneurship of a young man from a shelter

Bruno Avilo Arintero Quinonez, 20 years old, a resident of the Pintolândia Shelter, is a youth of Warao ethnicity who knew how to move rapidly from taking a training course in shoemaking to the creation of a successful brand, the Kawarao. As he himself describes, “after we finished the course, we got five people together to

Artesãs refugiadas Warao recebem 7º Prêmio do Objeto Brasileiro

Warao Refugee Artisans receive the 7th Brazilian Object Award

Thirteen indigenous Venezuelan refugee Warao, members of the artisan group NONA ANONAMO, who live in the Pintolândia Shelter, in Boa Vista, Roraima, received the 7th Brazilian Object Award, in the category of Collective Production. It was the creation of the piece “Tinaja Warao,” a vase woven out of Buriti fiber, that brought them this recognition. Done every

Dia da Árvore

The Sacred Tree of the Indigenous Warao People

On the Day of the Tree, September 21, we will tell the mystical story of the reverent relationship that the Venezuelan Warao indigenous  have with the Buriti Palm, “Ojidu – Tree of Life.” Indispensable to human life and the equilibrium of the planet, trees are essential for the regulation of the temperature, the humidity of the

Warao Indigenous Create a Radio Program in the Janokoida Shelter

Entertainment and information are what the radio station DIBUNOKO YAKERA provides, created by the Warao Indigenous in the Janokoida Shelter, which is under the management of the Fraternity – International Humanitarian Federation (FIHF), in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in the municipality of Pacaraima, in Roraima. Bóris López, a missionary of the Fraternity –

Prevention Without Borders – Warao and E’ñepa Receive Guidelines on Coronavirus

The team of the Fraternity – International Humanitarian Federation (FIHF) recorded a video with the natives themselves of the Warao and E’ñepa, giving tips on care and hygiene that can help in the prevention of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19). Video in Warao with Spanish subtitles [fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”20px”][/fusion_separator] Video in E´ñepa with Spanish subtitles The guidelines they went

Venezuelan indigenous painter uses art to preserve his Warao culture

Avigail Reinosa discovered his talent for painting about five years ago. The indigenous artist of Warao ethnicity lived in the region of the Orinoco Delta, in the east of Venezuela, but he was forced to let it all go and leave the country in search of new opportunities in Brazil. Even in the face of

Humanitarian Roraima Mission in Pacaraima – Rescue of the Warao cuisine

February 5 to 8, Monday to Thursday Feb 5, Monday In the morning there was a logistic preparation for the distribution of foods. Due to the great number of people, the amounts were reduced, in order to assist everyone. The sanitation conditions improved reasonably, with the cleaning of the cesspools. On the other hand, lodging

Humanitarian Roraima Mission in Pacaraima – Rescue of Typical Warao Dance

January 29 to 31, Monday to Wednesday Jan 29, Monday Before the distribution of foods, there took place the visit of the Military Commander of Amazon, General Miotto, of the Brazilian Army, and his delegation. They visited the House of Passing, talked with the community, and promised to refer the demands to the Federal jurisdiction.

Humanitarian Roraima Mission in Boa Vista – Warao Artisanship

Dec 7 to 9, Thursday to Saturday Dec 7, Thursday Educational videos exhibit for the children. Two Venezuelan Indigenous immigrant women that are artisans participated in na Intercultural Indigenous Fair in the city of Caracarai (some 134 kilometers from the capital Boa Vista), accompanied by a representative of the Roraima Federal Institute of Education, Science

Entrepreneurial mothers – protagonists of their own stories

Irrespective of their nationalities, mothers are capable of facing any obstacle to protect their children. They walk for miles in search of a safe place to shelter them, they face language barriers, cultural differences, and must overcome multiple social, economic and psychological vulnerability contexts dictated by refuge and immigration conditions. According to a report of

Missão Bahia Humanitária

The General Manager of the Fraternity – Humanitarian Missions (FIHM) will speak about the Humanitarian Response at the International Conference in Athens, Greece

The general manager of the Fraternity – International Humanitarian Missions (FIHM), Friar Luciano, will give a lecture on the 12th and 13th of February about “The value of our knowing international protocols within the context of humanitarian responses and emergencies” during the Hybrid International Conference on Planning, Challenges of Disaster Management, and Resilience – 2022. The Conference will

Missão Roraima Humanitária - 5 anos

Roraima Humanitarian Mission – 5 years of humanitarian response to the Venezuelan people

In 2016, touched by the Venezuelan immigration crisis in the north of Brazil, which had begun to be more intense, Fraternity – International Humanitarian Federation (FIHF) send the first group of humanitarian servers to Boa Vista. So, in the month of November of that year, the Roraima Humanitarian Mission was born. From then to now, it has been


Processes of Entrepreneurship Developed by the Humanitarian Fraternity (FIHF)

In the last five months, the Livelihoods – Lasting Solutions Sector team of the Fraternity – International Humanitarian Federation (FIHF) has been focusing a greater effort on encouraging entrepreneurship among those living in the shelters under its management in Roraima. Partner institutions such as Visão Mundial and the Pan-American Development Foundation (PADF) are offering their support, and investing in resources such as raw