Costa Rica cultural immersion and volunteering holiday

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2021: 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 29 Mar, 12 Apr, 26 Apr, 10 May, 24 May, 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 2 Aug, 16 Aug, 30 Aug, 13 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct, 25 Oct, 8 Nov, 22 Nov, 6 Dec, 20 Dec
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Responsible tourism

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Environment
The cultural immersion experience supports local projects and community initiatives directly. With your visit you will support the local rescue center that gives support to all injured wild animals found in the region. They work with donations and every visit is a lively support to assure the continuity of their work. In exchange you will learn a lot about animal behaviour, the importance of an integral and responsible development taking into account the animals that surround this beautiful place such as monkeys (howler and capuchin monkeys), sloths, great green macaws, wild cats, iguanas and many more. Furthermore, our local team is working with campaigns and activities for the protection of the beautiful environment and our participants will become volunteers to support our beach clean-up activities, reforestation of fruit trees that we plant around the community as well as trees along the beach and river to provide food for animals as well as maintain the river bank and beach line of Puerto Viejo. Another area we are working on is the environmental education of the local youth. Every travel program gives a donation to this program which is held in public schools as well as in afternoon activities.
Community

The Impacts of this Trip

This program invites visitors to become an integrated part of the community in Puerto Viejo by being involved in local activities and actively support them (such as plastic free campaign, reforestation activities, beach clean ups, environmental education program, etc). The travel program is a vital support for each mentioned project. They are in need of fundraising and support of volunteers. Within this program we also include a cultural experience visiting an indigenous community that lives far from the general tourism flow where you are able to learn about their traditions and way of living in harmony with the environment. Your visit will actively support their association which consists of more than 40 members and their families that also offer their crafts and products (cacao) for sale during your visit and by your purchase you will support the local artisans directly. All our tours include an introduction commenting about local customs and stressing out our respect for the local Afro-Caribbean culture and its inhabitants. Our organization promotes the cultural diversity and our local team would like to welcome you to a unique experience and also thank you in advance for your kind support.

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