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Q & A

Avoiding Pitfalls

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How does VRI plan to avoid creating dependency on outsiders so that indigenous people are not negatively effected by support?

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Panama

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Are the issues that VRI addresses unique to Panama, or are they recurrent in other parts of the world?

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Donations

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Is giving to VRI primarily to be seen as a charitable donation or as a business venture?

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Issues Faced by Indigenous Villages

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What are some common issues that indigenous communities face?

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Advocacy

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What does VRI advocate for?

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Microloans

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How does a person give a micro-loan, and what return does one get on it?

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Other indigenous groups

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Will VRI be working to advocate for other indigenous groups, or is its sole focus the Kuna village of Morti in Panama?

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The Kuna village of Morti

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Why is VRI interested in the Kuna village of Morti?

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