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.
Volunteer to Teach English in Costa Rica – January 2018! Oregon Partners of the Americas is recruiting experienced teachers to teach English in Costa Rica. Volunteers receive one-week hands-on training and then teach four weeks. A TESL/TEFL (Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language) background, and ability to speak basic Spanish, are helpful. THE PROGRAM: JUMPSTART! … Continue reading 2018 JumpStart Details
OPOA MEMBERS 2017 SUMMER POTLUCK PICNIC Sunday, August 27th RSVP by Sunday, August 20th to firstname.lastname@example.org OPOA Board business meeting will be held 11am-1pm, and the Potluck Picnic from 1pm-4pm. Home of Karen & Steve Graham, please request a map, if needed. Bring swimsuits for a dip in the pond! BARBECUED CHICKEN WILL BE PROVIDED … Continue reading OPOA Potluck on August 27, 2017
Volunteers Wanted at the Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary in Dominical, Costa Rica about two hours south of Puntarenas! Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep an animal sanctuary going on a daily basis? Do you have a passion for animals but don’t know how to express that passion? We have a solution! The number … Continue reading Wildlife finds Sanctuary in Alturas
Peggy Boyd has been kind to share here her slideshow presentation of the March 2017 Cultural Exchange trip. Landing in Liberia, the group made their way along the Guanacaste coast to the beaches of Sámara and Carillo. From there the route turned inland towards La Fortuna over to Tortuguero and eventually San Jose. Many thanks … Continue reading See our slideshow pictures from the 2017 Trip
¡Hola! Click here to download the Travel Pictures from our 2016 visit organized by Inga Fisher Williams. CR 2016 -ifw