Save San Luis Forest, Save This Family, Costa Rica

 
$1,000
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Dec 1, 2011

Inspection Time and Looking Good

Orchid spray w/fragrance of vanilla
Orchid spray w/fragrance of vanilla

Two weeks ago we carried out our six month inspection of the forest and it is incredibly healthy thanks to the support of our donors, whose money goes towards environmental service payments for the carbon that it is sequestering. Payments for environmental services to the Monge’s for the habitat and CO2 sequestration saves 14 ha. of rainforest from being sold and developed, the habitat necessary for the resident wildlife and the resources needed by this family. This money helps the family to care for their two sons, one of which was born with Down's syndrome and suffers from a serious heart defect.

The family has been conserving this 14 hectare rainforest for decades. This forest is removing 210 metric tons of CO2/year from the Earth’s atmosphere. Offset your CO2 by helping this family.

Each separate flower bursting with aroma
Each separate flower bursting with aroma

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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

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