WHO WE ARE
A happy, thriving community that embraces opportunities, celebrates the natural environment and is proud of its Indigenous identity
Foundation Paatu Palumeu
Founder of Paatu Palumeu Foundation
Captain of Palumeu and founder of the Paatu Palumeu Foundation.
Feeling the necessity to take the future of our community in our own hands, The Paatu Palumeu Foundation was founded in 2019 by Captain Pesiphë Padoe.
The goals of the foundation are to bring sustainable development to the Wayana and Trio community located in Palumeu. By capacity building, developing management skills, managing project in the community and provide training.
The Paatu Palumeu works closely with the umbrella foundation Mulokot. The projects are carried out in consultation with Mulokot and the Wayana community.
The Paatu Palumeu foundation is the legal and the executive branch of the village leaders. They advise and coordinate project and plans for the development of the Wayana and Trio community.