The costs of purchasing the rainforest areas as well as the expenses regarding the protection of the forest, the administration and ongoing fees are borne by the companies Chamäleon and Surtrek. In Germany the »Rainforest Foundation Pastaza Ecuador« is represented by the Chamäleon Foundation. The latter accepts donations and guarantees that every euro benefits the rainforest to the full amount.

Alfonso Tandazo – Chairman

Alfonso Tandazo is the owner of the tour operator Surtrek in Ecuador. He knows the purchased rainforest areas like the back of his hand and is the responsible person on-site. He monitors the purpose of the foundation and is in touch with the locals of the region at a personal level.

Ingo Lies – board

Ingo Lies is the owner of Chamäleon Reisen GmbH and YOLO Reisen GmbH in Berlin. With the donations of these companies and their customers he creates the basis for the continuing expansion of the foundation.

Martina Lies – board

Martina Lies works in her own practice as a therapist for family constellation and life coaching. She is responsible for the finances of the foundation.

Information provider identification after § 6 TDG

»Rainforest Foundation Pastaza Ecuador«.
Avenida Amazonas 897 y Wilson, Quito
Phone: +593 2 2231534

Contact Person in Germany

Petra Beck
Chamäleon Stiftung
Pannwitzstraße 5
13403 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 347996-100