In June 2013, 12 new initiatives presented their development projects to the Osa Community Support Fund (FACOSA). The fund will disburse $12,000 dollars to 4 projects in two different communities. Funding was raised 25% through donations collected in Globalgiving, 25% by other donations raised by the Corcovado Foundation and a 100% matching fund provided by the Interamerican Foundation.
The people who will be helped by these initiatives must provide a counterpart of man hours working directly on the projects or by doing work that helps the whole area, such as reforesting watershed lands or reclaiming pasture land. The funding for all of these communal efforts will be terminated by December 2014, so more resources will need to be raised.
Your ongoing support through Globalgiving will help us fund projects that will have a direct impact on the quality of life of the local communities.
Thank youagain for generous support.
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