Preserving Rainforest and Education in Costa Rica

$1,409 $6,029
Raised Remaining
Sep 24, 2012

A big thank you!

Black and white Beetle
Black and white Beetle

Thanks to a generous donation of $600 to offset the donor CO2 emissions, Omar Quesada has been paid the minimum he deserves for continuing to protect his rainforest and keep his granddaughter in school.  

Although free primary education is a universal right in Costa Rica, many families struggle to find the cash to buy the items (including textbooks and uniform) and tuition necessary to attend secondary school or university. With your support, Miriam's daughter is able to go to college with everything she needs. This is why we call this project “Preserving Rainforest and Education'”.

Omar is doing more than his fair share to release life-giving oxygen into the atmosphere. He’s a true oxygen farmer. He has the opportunity to do so with his forested land. But how can we non-forest owners help to support the health of our planet? Read about offsetting your carbon by planting trees directly for our projects on our very own site. See the link below.

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Candy flowers
Mossy trees
Mossy trees



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La Reserva Forest Foundation

Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Project Leader

Matthew Lee

Project Leader
Tilaran, Guanacaste Costa Rica

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