Executive Director of the COFÁN SURVIVAL FUND (CFS), Randy Borman, give his 2011 TED talk.


Tour Zabalo

Zabalo is one of the eight Cofan communities in Ecuador. Take a tour with Jeremiah, to see a little bit of what it’s like! Tour Zabalo

About Randy Borman

“Gringo Chief” and “Rainforest Man” are just a few of the nicknames given to Executive Director and Chief Randy Borman. Below are a few articles that have been published about his life and the work he has been doing with CFS.

  • Washington Post: “Gringo chief’ Randy Borman helps Ecuador’s Cofan Indians survive, thrive” – Juan Forero
  • LA Times: “RAIN FOREST MAN : Randy Borman, Chief of the Cofan Indians, Rejected the Modern World for the Jungle and the Hope of Saving His People.” – Jack Epstein