From Tuesday, 23 January, all the donations of spare change through the ARRONDI en caisse scheme in Maisons du Monde stores across France will go to the Forestever association to be put towards its project to preserve the Amazon rainforest in Colombia.
Spotlight on the Forestever project
The Amazon rainforest is the central pillar of the economic, cultural and spiritual wealth of the Ticuna people. These communities are therefore the first to be affected by deforestation, caused primarily by demographic growth within the neighbouring city, Leticia, and the overexploitation of wood resources. It is essential that these resources be preserved and regenerated to guarantee the survival of these populations and their culture.
In this context, the Forestever project aims to establish a forest conservation model created by and for the local communities with a view to preserving their way of life.
The funds collected thanks to the generosity of Maisons du Monde customers through the ARRONDI en caisse scheme in 2024 will help to: