Who: Yawanawa
Where: Nova Esperanza, Acre, Brazil
When: 2018
How much: $30,000 USD
The only way to travel in the Amazon Forest is on the river. The Yawanawa live in many different villages, and need boats to stay connected. Boats are also used for hunting expeditions, and to buy essential goods in nearby towns. Boa secured the funds for the purchase of 8 outboard motor canoes for the Nova Esperanza community.