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Why Collaborate with the Committee to Protect the Childhood and Adolescence of South Esperanza?
BY Arelis Molina Lopez

In order to collaborate with the communal development association, with the important priority attention to all the relative aspects of underage people. To watch for the effective defense of the rights and guarantees of underage people.

To function as a center for mediation in conflict resolution in which the committee has the opportunity to intervene and protect, under the principles of free assembly, the transparency, equality and confidentiality of underage people.

Upon initiating the work projects the needs of the population were taken in to consideration, the initial projects were to help two children, one in the area of health (the boy has a muscle problem, they are very tense and he has language problems as well). A specialist is being paid and is helping the boy with travel allowances in order to assist with speech therapy; the other is a boy of scarce resources, he has been aided in the purchase of sports equipment.

Another one of the projects was to carry out workshops with the goal of beautifying the playground; nevertheless three other cases have arisen – a girl that has a very ill father, and a pregnant teenager who also has a sick father, and a boy with a chronic health problem – we have given them priority and we are helping them. This leaves the playground project for last.

To carry out these projects we have held raffles, bingos, food sales and have also received donations.

We are so grateful for these aids because they have been of a great benefit to these people; upon finalizing our work period we will give each of the people who helped us a report of what was carried out. For more information about our work, to make a donation or for a more in depth knowledge about the projects or assistance we are carrying out you can contact the following numbers: Arelys at 26-82-09-86, Mercedes at 26-82-07-70, María Feliz at 26-82-08-98 or Celestino at 26-82-08-97.

More Community News

Spanish is the Language of Costa Rica

OPINION – I’d like to introduce myself, I am a Catalonian boy. Catalonia is a Spanish territory, which for over 30 years suffered the repression of the Spanish dictatorship, depriving us of our own language, as much in the social environment as in daily life. It is a town that, following a war and dictatorship, knew to rise up and conserve its culture, customs and language, in spite of everything. More >

Nicoya Public Library with Internet Room

The Nicoya public library has entered the modern world and now has ten computers connected to the Internet.

The project was initiated by the National System of Public Libraries (Sinabi) and relies on support from the Nicoya Municipality, which took charge of remodeling the building in order to install the computers and provide better service to users. More >

More News from Escuelita de Verano

Thank you to everyone who has come to support us at the Organic Market. We have made some progress selling calendars and passports, but we still have many to sell. If you have not purchased a calendar yet you can now find them at many shops, restaurants, and hotels around town. With every calendar sale you will be sponsoring a child to attend this year’s program. More >

It's all happening at the Organic Market

Get your market bags and coolers ready for another season of fresh, local foods; crafts and a lot more. On December 12th, Giardino Tropicale, in Playa Guiones, officially started its 3rd season of Nosara’s only local, outdoor organic market. And every year the market gets bigger and bigger! The market runs every Saturday from 8AM to 1PM, in the parking lot of Pizzeria Giardino Tropicale. More >

Free Evening Talks offered by Blue Spirit

The newly opened Blue Spirit retreat center is offering the Nosara community the opportunity to come together and be inspired by a group of world-renowned thinkers and leaders in their fields.

Blue Spirit has created the series of five free talks that will be held every Monday from January 4th to February 15th from 7:30-8:30 pm. The series will be hosted at The Yoga House, located in Guiones. More >

Alianza Verde Starts Community Garden

SÁMARA– We decided to beautify the field next to the police department and gathered up all the trash and debris and cleaned up the area. We planted 20 palmeras given to us by Tyrone Jackson and Laura Ellington of Intercultura as well as some plants. Coldwell Banker donated some supplies and one of their workers, Afro, helped us clean up the area. More >

Letter to the Editor – A War Caused by the Water

I could have never imagined that it would occur in my peaceful country, but today we are experiencing a war caused by the water thanks to the current management of the ASADA at Nosara’s American Project. This association is run by foreigners who do not respect Costa Rican Laws and, on the contrary, they show great skepticism and disdain towards the government and the country in which they so comfortably reside. More >

The Beach & Beyond – Rise And Shine 2010

When the New Year arrives it’s traditional to revisit the highs and lows of the previous year. 2009 gave people in Nosara and the world at large more to contemplate than celebrate. A lot of people lost their heads and then lost their shirts which pulled the rug out from underneath the rest of us. Given the number and intensity of economic disasters combined one could say we’ve been living dangerously, even say we’ve suffered an acute case of collective denial. More >

 

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