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Our 2018 Autumn Update!

It is a year since the LATA Foundation had the good fortune that Chris Pickard agreed to become our Chairperson. Under his guidance the Foundation continues to grow, looking at new ways to engage both with our projects and LATA members. We have also had new people join our team bringing fresh ideas, skills and energy – As always we are grateful to all the volunteers that give their time so willingly, and to the companies and individuals that support us through donations of time and money.  Read more

Our 2018 Spring Update!

The LATA Foundation has the good fortune to work with some truly inspirational, often grass roots projects and this year we are proud to continue to support a diverse group of causes. These include: a nutritional and family programme by SmallChange4BigChange in Santa Caterina de Baranhona, Guatemala; and reinforcing a vital unmade road in the Telica region of Nicaragua, with Neuvas Esperanzas. Read more

Our 2017 Autumn/Winter Newsletter is now out!

2017 has been another interesting year for the LATA Foundation team – We continue to be be inspired by the amazing work of the grassroots projects we support. Konojel, the women’s co-operative restaurant project we supported in San Marcos on Lake Atitlan, has become self-sufficient, and the subsequent English lessons have been well received. Read more

LATA Foundation Spring Newsletter!

Our Spring 2017 newsletter is now out! Jam-packed with project updates, news of our volunteers visiting some of our projects in Latin America, exciting upcoming events and an introduction to our two new core projects for 2017! Read more

AZUERO EARTH PROJECT

The Azuero Earth Project focuses on environmental education, reforestation, habitat restoration and sustainable land use in the Azuero Peninsula which is fast becoming one of Panama’s tourist hot spots. The refuge contains diverse and vitally important ecosystems – beaches, mangroves, dunes and marshes and although protected by law, it is increasingly threatened by coastal development.

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Exciting news from Kid’s Saving the Rainforest!

Kid’s Saving the Rainforest (KTSR) is one of our core projects. Based in Costa Rica, they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife  in and around Manuel Antonio National Park. Read more

LA SALAMANCA ASSOCIATION

La Salamanca aims to preserve traditional Guarani culture and create local employment opportunities though community based tourism. The majority of the members are craftswomen from the Campo Blanco community in Aguaray (Argentina) who focus on crafts, preserving the Guarani culture, environmental conservation, traditional Guarani gastronomy and organic food production.

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ABRIENDO MENTES

Abriendo Mentes which means ‘Opening minds’ in Spanish is a small community-based project founded in 2009 which aims to empower individuals from two rural coastal communities in Costa Rica through innovative and engaging education programs and activities including English and computer lessons, Zumba classes and lacrosse.

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LATA Foundation Christmas Newsletter!

Our Christmas newsletter is now out! Jam-packed with news of how your money has helped change lives in Latin America in 2016, as well as a sneak peak of what is to come in 2017. Read more

Our Autumn Newsletter is now out!

RELEASE THE SQUIRREL MONKEYS!

Five orphaned squirrel monkeys have been successfully released back into the wild in Costa Rica! Our partner, Kids Saving the Rainforest, have reported on their successful release of the endangered and recovered squirrel monkeys back into their natural habitats!

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