Greetings All, The students of the Tilarán English program are looking for teachers to teach English again in Tilarán from Monday, February 11 to Thursday April 11. Classes are twice- daily each class 90 minutes, one in the early afternoon and one in the evening, Monday thru Thursday. There is a possible 3 week slot … Continue reading Tilarán needs English Teachers for Spring 2019
It's fun for me to connect to Costa Rican cuisine here in Portland. Many of you have heard of the Portland Mercado on SE 72nd and Foster, but there are other locales that feature interesting Latin American food. There are for instance, dozens of Farmers Markets all around Portland, Beaverton and Hillsboro. Recently, I found … Continue reading “Pura Vida” Ceviche made in Oregon
Please join us for coordinating our September 24-30 Ticos visit: The next meeting will be on Thursday, July 26 at 4pm at Joy Brandt's house: 2029 SE 88th Ave, Portland 97216. Phone: 503-560-2712. Here are a few notes from the previous meeting: For day leaders, Please be prepared to present a budget for the day you are hosting, and nail … Continue reading Tico Visit Planning 2019; Meeting this Thursday, July 26, 2018
In case you haven't seen it, you can find out more information about the people, projects and latest happenings throughout the Partners of the Americas at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/partnersamericas/ Here locally, our Oregon-Costa Rica page is located at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/461941457206434/ We are now up to 220 members. Please join the conversation and post pictures of … Continue reading Our Facebook group has grown!!
Report of the visit to the community of Yorkín, Talamanca The visit made from April 10 to 12, 2018, report by Alfredo Marín. We had the participation of: • Oregon: Ned and Lulu Heavenrich. • Liberia: Ana Vilma Álvarez and Fanny Fennel • Pérez Zeledón: Heráclides Vindas (Quiro) • San José: Alfredo Marín • Guápiles: … Continue reading Yorkín Report
¡Queridos miembros de la directiva! Board Members, we're going to have our next board meeting at Peggy Ast's home in Forest Grove on Sunday March 25 at 1 pm. Her address is 3220 Forest Gale drive, Forest Grove 97116.
OPOA Board is excited to share some of the great happenings which took place in 2017. They were: * Donated $3,000 to fund a solar electric system in the indigenous community of Yorkin in southern Costa Rica. (We will be contributing approximately $600 per year for the next 5 years to help maintain the system.) … Continue reading January 2018 Board Update
The story of two ecologists who were curious about how orange peel waste could rehabilitate the soil, the forest and the wildlife in Costa Rica.