Service Trip to Costa Rica





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Project Description

Country: Costa Rica

Location: Jaco/San Jose/Esterillos

Total Budget: $14,000

Areas of Focus: Water, sanitation and hygiene, Community economic development

Activity Type: Community Development: Volunteer Services

Summary: Service trip to Jaco, Costa Rica in conjunction with local Rotary Clubs of San Jose/Jaco and local Interact Club in San Jose

10 Day International Service Trip

Depart from Denver CO on December 10th/11th 2021; arrive San Jose Costa Rica.

Depart San Jose December 19th 2021.

Trip will include five days of service: Hermosa Sea Turtle Refuge Tour and service project; Costas Verdes Nonprofit NGO restoration of coastal forest ecosystems; Esterillos Oestas - small local community, beach clean up/tree restoration and installation of village water well/pump; attend church service and break bread with local residents to learn about community and culture; Macaw Recovery Network parrot conservation research: educational opportunity to participate in the count of the iconic Amazon or Yellow-naped Parrot and the Scarlet Macaw.

10 Interact students will participate in 5 days of service and 4 days of local culture education/history experiences. Total budget is $20,000.

Flight: Denver to San Jose, Costa Rica $450 per person

Lodging: Gated Community Jaco, Costa Rica $500 per person

Food: Local market and a few dinners out $500 per person

Service Projects: See above $200 per person

Culture Excursions: $300 per person

Total per person: $1,950

Project Contact Person

District: 5440

Rotary Club of: Casper

Primary Contact: Elissa Ruckle

Email: elissa@elevatewyoming.com

Project Status

Need $8,000
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Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

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