Preserving Rainforest and Education in Costa Rica

 
$1,409
$6,029
Raised
Remaining
Jul 18, 2012

Investing in our collective future

The rich and beautiful forest providing for us all
The rich and beautiful forest providing for us all

Every year the Quesada family protect 93 ha of native rainforest from being sold and developed; their efforts protect countless species, promote biodiversity and remove over a thousand tons of carbon yearly from our atmosphere.  They do this out of their love for the forest and continue to protect it from the very real threat of development despite their financial struggles.

In March La Reserva paid the family $500 in Environmental services, a fraction of the $60 per ha they should be receiving. The family used this money to pay for their granddaughter to finish school with a degree, something that is so valuable to girls here.

Through their loving protection of this forest this family offset the annual carbon emissions of 55 Average Americans!
If you and your family would like to be among them please consider supporting this project.
Not only will you offset your personal carbon emissions but invest in the future of a young girl who will in turn invest in the future of her community.  

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Organization

La Reserva Forest Foundation

Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
http://www.lrff.org

Project Leader

Roberta Ward Smiley

Project Leader
Tilaran, Guanacaste Costa Rica

Where is this project located?

Map of Preserving Rainforest and Education in Costa Rica