The new fund will invest $1.45 million over four years to offer technical scholarships to public-school students.
Donors at www.4amigos.org can contribute to a fund that supports a group of leading marine organizations in Costa Rica.
At the request of La Carpio community leaders, we are presenting this series in translation for Spanish-language readers. Read the original English series, which we published in January, here. Segunda parte en una serie de cuatro artículos. Lea la primera parte aquí y la segunda, una entrevista con la líder comunitaria Alicia Avilés, aquí. ¿Es posible que […]
In the fourth and final installment in our series on SIFAIS and its work in La Carpio, we ask a simple question: what would each Costa Rican have to do to replicate this project in needy communities nationwide?
In Part Three of our four-part series, meet the volunteers and students behind SIFAIS, the innovative program transforming La Carpio through cultural education.
In part two of our series on the SIFAIS organization in La Carpio, we sit down with the inspiration behind the movement: Alicia Avilés, who came to Costa Rica from Nicaragua 20 years ago.
Our four-part series explores how two women reached across borders and social divides to create a beloved organization in La Carpio. In Part 1, how SIFAIS got its start.
An organization in Atenas, Alajuela is changing old tires into art as just one of its efforts to help adults in the community face physical and mental challenges.
Eleven-year-old Capri Everit is using her voice to help children in need. The Canadian girl and her family visited Costa Rica as part of a anthem-singing tour of 80 countries to raise $1 million for SOS Children’s Villages.
Young people took the stage to tell their stories of coming to Culture, Education and Psychology for Infants and Adolescents (CEPIA), the organization that Laetitia Deweer cofounded with her friend and fellow Belgian Lotje Deridder to improve the quality of life of impoverished Guanacaste children and teenagers and their families.