|Continent||Central and Latin America|
|Categories||Communities, Education, People|
|Date||6 Dec 2006|
The project involves more than 110 primary school children and their families in 4 different rural communities (Las Mangas, El Naranjo, Rio Viejo and El Pital) in the Cangrejal River Watershed.
Activities are focused to improve community awareness, establishing sustainability, creative self expression, youth leadership and training in ecotourism they includes activities such as “Cangrejal econews”, “Young photographers of Cangrejal”, “Nature Classrooms” and “Ecotourism adventures rangers” and a power point presentation created by the students using their photographs presented by them in classrooms throughout the region.
Through these workshops and the expansion of an already existed program, environmental local awareness and educational development will be promoted on a variety of levels in the region.
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