Costa Rica - Ways You Can Help


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Ways you can help and make a difference in Costa Rica

Guanacaste

Assist at a Recycling Center

Background Nosara is a gorgeous beach town in Guanacaste region that has experienced huge growth due to tourism. In order to maintain the pristine beauty of the area, locals and visitors alike need to play a role, and recycling is a vital element to sustaining the environment – you can help make a difference! About the Recycling Center The Nosara recycling […]

Guanacaste

Teach Computer Skills

Background Playa Hermosa is a coastal town in the state of Guanacaste, where 34.5% of the population live in poverty, a contrast to 16.3 percent in the Central region. Only 40% of the population between the ages of 20 and 64 have finished high school. Many schools have limited teaching materials and school supplies; with […]

Guanacaste

Teach arts and crafts

Background to Guanacaste Guanacaste is a coastal province in northwestern Costa Rica where 34.5% of the population live in poverty, in contrast to 16.3% in the Central region. Only 40% of the population between the ages of 20 and 64 have finished high school. Schools in the region have very limited resources for extra-curricular activities like arts […]

Osa Peninsula

Turtle Conservation Costa Rica

The Osa Peninsula The Dulce Gulf along the Osa Peninsula is a rare tropical fjord and is recognized as one of the 25 biodiversity hotspots of the world. It is a unique and critical habitat for many species, including two endangered species of sea turtles: Hawksbill and Green Turtles. Threats to these turtles’ survival include […]

San Jose and Central Valley

Help at a medical clinic and soup kitchen

Background Just five miles from the center of San Jose is an impoverished community called Alajuelita. The residents of this neighborhood are primarily immigrants from neighboring Nicaragua, who have fled natural disasters, political conflict and lack of economic opportunity in their homeland. The population of Alajuelita is comprised of primarily women and children. Most of […]

Guanacaste

After School Programs

Background Many locals in the region struggle to keep up with rising food and housing costs in the area. In the Guanacaste province, children often attend short school days and are frequently left without extracurricular activities or recreational opportunities. Our partner provides a wide variety of innovative programs focusing on academic and artistic education, environmental […]

Sarapiqui

Wildlife conservation

The mission of this Nature Park is to promote environmental awareness through exciting up-close and personal encounters with nature. These experiences bring you and your family insights and an appreciation for the vital role reforestation plays in the environment. As a result of reforestation efforts throughout the past 25 years the Nature Park has become home […]

Guanacaste

Wildlife conservation

This project is ideal if you are interested in learning about conservation of wildlife, especially wild cats. The Center began in the early 60’s, when deforestation was booming in Guanacaste. The habitat of many wild animals declined and many of these were captured by the locals and kept as pets or sold illegally. Mrs. Hagnauer Lilly […]

Arenal

Wildlife conservation

You can make a difference at a rescue center for injured, orphaned or illegally traded animals. You can help provide these animals with a better life and at the same time discover the importance of preserving the natural biodiversity of this stunning country for future generations. The center was set up by a Veterinarian and […]

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