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LATA Foundation Spring Newsletter!

Our Spring 2017 newsletter is now out! Jam-packed with project updates, news of our volunteers visiting some of our projects in Latin America, exciting upcoming events and an introduction to our two new core projects for 2017! Read more


El Rio Foundation, which works in a jungle area of Buritaca near to Santa Marta and the Tayrona National Park, Colombia was born from a desire of the El Rio hostel to give back to the local community by offering educational support and community sport opportunities, as well as reforestation and waste management projects.

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Exciting news from Kid’s Saving the Rainforest!

Kid’s Saving the Rainforest (KTSR) is one of our core projects. Based in Costa Rica, they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife  in and around Manuel Antonio National Park. Read more


Kids Saving the Rainforest rescues, rehabilitates and where possible, releases injured and orphaned wildlife in and around Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. The organisation was founded in 1999 by two nine year olds who were inspired to protect the rainforest and its wildlife.

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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.

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LATA Foundation Christmas Newsletter!

Our Christmas newsletter is now out! Jam-packed with news of how your money has helped change lives in Latin America in 2016, as well as a sneak peak of what is to come in 2017. Read more

Our Autumn Newsletter is now out!


Five orphaned squirrel monkeys have been successfully released back into the wild in Costa Rica! Our partner, Kids Saving the Rainforest, have reported on their successful release of the endangered and recovered squirrel monkeys back into their natural habitats!

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Currently over 35% of people in Santa Catarina, Guatemala suffer from chronic malnutrition, which occurs when children don’t get the nourishment they need from the time of conception until the age of two. The effects last for their entire lives and we aim to break this cycle.

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New video of our project in Buenos Aires

Check out this new short video of Todos Juntos, our project in Buenos Aires, Argentina that provides free dental care for children living in the slums of the city. Read more about the project here. Read more


XtraOrdinary Women have been empowering disadvantaged women in Nicaragua through financial independence.  By offering job skills training, psychosocial support and job placement programs, XOW provide the women with the tools they need to break the circle of poverty and domestic violence in their lives and bring positive sustainable change.

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