The LATA Foundation has confirmed its 2019 charity initiatives focusing on conservation, poverty relief, education and community development. A selection of at least ten core projects will be supported throughout the year as well as one-off contributions to other essential causes.Read more
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The Azuero Earth Project focuses on environmental education, reforestation, habitat restoration and sustainable land use in the Azuero Peninsula which is fast becoming one of Panama’s tourist hot spots. The refuge contains diverse and vitally important ecosystems – beaches, mangroves, dunes and marshes and although protected by law, it is increasingly threatened by coastal development.
La Salamanca aims to preserve traditional Guarani culture and create local employment opportunities though community based tourism. The majority of the members are craftswomen from the Campo Blanco community in Aguaray (Argentina) who focus on crafts, preserving the Guarani culture, environmental conservation, traditional Guarani gastronomy and organic food production.
Abriendo Mentes which means ‘Opening minds’ in Spanish is a small community-based project founded in 2009 which aims to empower individuals from two rural coastal communities in Costa Rica through innovative and engaging education programs and activities including English and computer lessons, Zumba classes and lacrosse.