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In 2020, four local coffee tours formed an alliance that recognizes the importance of practicing community philanthropy. They implemented a strategy that redirects $1 per visitor to the Monteverde Community Fund and the Asoc. Desarrollo San Luis to invest in the community and its well-being. 

So far, the Alliance has raised over $60,000 for community-led projects.


 With the funds raised, the following projects have received support:


The National Distance University (UNED) is leading this program that provides:

  • Training and mentoring local entrepreneurs.t

  • Support for formalizing small businesses.

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Monteverde Produce

Reviving sustainable local traditions in cooking and food production. This project is led by the Monteverde Institute.

You can watch a series of short videos on this project here.

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Community Survey 2022

A community-wide survey was implemented to learn about the current socioeconomic reality. This contributes to decision-making in a more assertive way, and keeps us more in tune with the needs of the people of our community. This was a collaboration between the Monteverde Community Fund, the Monteverde Institute and with support from the Coffee Tour Alliance.

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Semillas del Bosque

The collective Vamos a Sembrar leads a series of free courses that provide environmental education programs for young girls and their families in nearby communities.

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Sidewalks Project

Collaborating with CORCLIMA and the local Council in a community effort to promote walking (no emissions) and make it safe.

You can watch a micro documentary about this project here.

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