Empower Agents of Change

by Fundacion United World College Costa Rica
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Empower Agents of Change
Feb 27, 2020

Let's celebrate Service Week!

Students helped build an access bridge in Quepos
Students helped build an access bridge in Quepos
UWC Costa Rica students and staff members supported the Cooperativa Los Campesinos in Quepos, Puntarenas with the maintenance of the main access bridge for the Quebrada Arroyo community.

Last week (February 17 to 21) UWC Costa Rica celebrated our annual Service Week - a week in which we take education out of the classroom and into 14 communities spread across Costa Rica to engage in Service Learning.

Service Week is the culmination of our holistic experiential learning model.  Through their service and by living and working together with park rangers and rural community members, our students learn empathy, leadership, intercultural communication, and conflict transformation abilities.  By traveling to new areas of Costa Rica and engaging with the rich biodiversity contained in Costa Rica, the students also learn to appreciate nature and the importance of a sustainable future.

Service Week is one of the programs that benefit from your support -either through your direct contribution to Service Week or through your contribution to our Annual Fund.  This is why today, as a global community, we celebrate with you:

  • More than 6,000 hours of community service given by our students and staff that benefited
    • 7 National Parks in Costa Rica
    • 2 Indigenous People’s communities 
    • 1 Bio-diversity research station
    • 1 Turtle conservation project
    • 1 community organization
    • 3 high schools, 1 public and 2 private, across the Nicoya Peninsula
    • UWC Costa Rica - because service starts in our closest community!
  • 167 teens from public and private schools in Guanacaste participated in our Agents of Change workshops and learned how to become social entrepreneurs.

Click here to learn about all the 14 projects completed by our students last week and visit our social media pages on Facebook and Instagram to see pictures and hear about or student’s experience.

Thank you for partnering with us to educate agents of change and inspire impact!

Sincerely,

Jose Pablo Rojas-Brewer
Development Director
UWC Costa Rica
josepablo.rojas@uwccostarica.org 

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Fundacion United World College Costa Rica

Location: Santa Ana - Costa Rica
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Twitter: @uwccostarica
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Jose Pablo Rojas-Brewer
Santa Ana, Costa Rica

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