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Proyecto San Gerardo

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: December 9, 2013, 8:40 PM

May 25, 2012, 2:32 AM
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Description

Proyecto San Gerardo is a registered non-profit - or asociacion - in south central Costa Rica. Our goals are: ■ To help develop the skills needed for the community to engage in ecotourism and small business ventures in an environmentally friendly way ■ To support San Gerardo's own development initiatives, building on local skills ■ To promote San Gerardo as a tourist destination ■ To support the needs of women and youth in the community

Current projects:

• English conversation classes for adults and youth

• Computer classes: keyboarding, basic computer programs and internet

• Community cafe with a Farmer's Market and apprenticeship courses.

• High school and university scholarship program

  • Continual updating of website with news for the community and visitors.
  • Linking up with other community projects in the region
  • Recruiting and managing an active international volunteer program

Las metas del proyecto son: ■Ayudar a desarrollar la comunidad para apoyar la inversión de empresas eco-turísticas que no dañen al ambiente y respeten la biodiversidad natural de la zona ■ Ayudar a desarrollar los talentos de los residentes locales – sin fines de lucro ■ Promover a San Gerardo de Rivas como un destino turístico ■ Apoyar las necesidades de mujeres y de la juventud de la comunidad

Actividades actuales: • Clases de conversación de Inglés para adultos y jóvenes. • Clases de computación: teclado, programas básicos de computación e Internet. • Baja en el acceso a Internet y la práctica de ordenador. • Actualización continua de la pagina web con noticias para la comunidad y los visitantes. • La vinculación con otros proyectos comunitarios en la región. • El reclutamiento y la gestión de un activo programa de voluntariado internacional.

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Website:
http://www.sangerardocostarica.com
Government ID number:
3-002-633-27900
Phone:
(506)-2742-5356
Address:
600 m norte de oficina de MINAE, San Gerardo de Rivas, Provincia de San José, Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica
Date Founded:
2007

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