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.
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