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Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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10 June 2019

La Cruz, Costa Rica

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Throughout the province of Guanacaste, teen pregnancy is among one of the difficulties facing the region, but collaborative efforts in La Cruz are working to reverse the trend. From expanding access to birth control t...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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26 March 2019

Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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In Santa Cruz, Costa Rica, the organization Cepia has started Girls Clubs in nine different neighborhoods and are teaching young girls, ages 8-12 about female empowerment, safety, and how to report crimes. In the area...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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21 March 2019

Paraíso, Santa Cruz, Costa Rica

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An environmental organization called Restoring Our Watershed, led by a team of ecologists from around the globe, has helped ranchers reforest riverbanks to better preserve their land over the past four years. Rancher...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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21 February 2019

Cañas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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It is not uncommon for senior citizens to face mobility issues, but a clinic in Guanacaste is working to "boost mobility for senior citizens and, along with it, their independence and safety." The program, which atten...

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Noelia Esquivel

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18 February 2019

Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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At Enrique Baltodano Hospital healthcare providers are working on improving patient experiences by implementing patient-centered care. From making surgery preparations more enjoyable for children to offering an array ...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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21 January 2019

Hojancha, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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In 1976, the Costa Rican city Hojancha preserved only 2% of its land as forest, and as a result their water supply (the Río Nosara river basin) dried up from the lack of vegetation. Sixteen years into the crisis, two ...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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20 December 2018

Playa El Jobo, La Cruz, Costa Rica

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When a people in Playa El Jobo, La Cruz realized that their beaches were home to sea turtle eggs, they took action to protect the species by joining together. What started as a neighborhood effort to patrol the beache...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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8 November 2018

Costa Rica

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As teachers at schools in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica begin their second month of strikes, several NGOs are stepping in to offer lesson plans and cafeteria meals to students who would otherwise be out of schoo...

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Noelia Esquivel

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3 November 2018

Huacas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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In the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, a non-profit is donating IUDs to women, acknowledging that the lack of access to contraception and family planning services is part of a cycle of poverty for many women and fami...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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2 October 2018

Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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A non-profit clinic in Guanacaste offers free mental health care to children in the region. The group makes it easy to access services—an old system was only available monthly—and keeps data on diagnoses to better ser...

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Noelia Esquivel

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25 September 2018

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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The Tamarindo Integral Development Association (ADI) has achieved success in a seemingly mundane task: taking charge of vacant lots. The ADI first borrowed use of vacant lots to start a farmers market and a soccer sch...

Voz de Guanacaste

Noelia Esquivel

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18 September 2018

Nosara, Costa Rica

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In Costa Rica, a group of volunteer firefighters use donated equipment, gear, and their own cell phones to fill in a big gap in emergency services. More residents are now accustomed to calling them directly for fires ...

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César Arroyo

10 September 2018

Nosara, Costa Rica

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Nosara, a district in the Costa Rican region of Nicoya Peninsula, is being overcome with trash after the Nicoya City Hall closed the local dump. Because local officials have been slow to act, citizens have had to take...

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