The Ayni Way

“Ayni” is an indigenous word meaning sacred reciprocity. It means a good tradeboth parties benefit - or that when we give and receive in good measure, we remain in the right relationship. "The Ayni Way" is living in accordance with this principle.


Since 1990 the midwives, ‘Mamas’ of Amupakin have been delivering the next generation of natives from neighboring communities, through the use of traditional birthing methods and Amazonian plant medicines.