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The Guardians of Nature platform offers an environmental education guide that has been recognized and promoted by Costa Rica’s Ministry of Public Education. It is necessary that each educational center, regardless of its location, be part of these spaces for learning a...

CREAR has nurtured many valuable relationships with our youth throughout our 12 consecutive years of work in the Samara and El Torito communities. We like to believe that, as our beneficiaries grow, our program grows alongside them, and that we creatively expand to mee...

March 19, 2020

Within Asociación CREAR, we have accomplished numerous goals throughout the years. Our constant presence within the community over the last decade has enabled us to strengthen and sustain relationships with local students who have grown up with CREAR’s support. Some of...

March 5, 2020

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With the kickoff of our programs this year, we are so grateful to introduce three new women onto our staff, bringing new innovative ideas and collaborations to the table, and as always abiding by our mission. Opportunities have fallen into place as we ha...

October 23, 2019

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Si tenemos buenas conductas para cuidar nuestra salud, tendremos también la capacidad de cuidar nuestro entorno. La relación que tiene el estado de la salud propia de cada uno de nosotros influye directamente en la forma en que nos relacionamos con la na...

September 12, 2019

Let’s unwind the story of the CREAR art program; the protagonist of whom is our art teacher, Diana. We hold enormous gratitude for Diana’s professional art classes and her encouraging attitude towards the local children.

Diana graduated from college with a major in grap...

September 5, 2019

On August 18th, CREAR organized an event called Sunday of Games and Ice Cream. The event reached out to children living outside of Samara in El Torito, as well as a group of children who travelled to Costa Rica from California. 

Lucy, CREAR’s administrative coordinator,...

August 29, 2019

Every year, CREAR opens its doors to volunteer groups looking to engage with our small coastal community. This summer, we were honored to welcome four groups of students in partnership with Travel for Teens, a company which offers international travel experiences to te...

July 29, 2019


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Compartiendo en la Experienca del Campamento: Una Manera Diferente de Conocernos Más en Sámara

Algo muy especial tienen las vacaciones en Sámara ya sea durante el verano de Enero o en el invierno de Julio.

Desde que Asociación CREAR existe hace más de 10...

June 27, 2019

We would like to take the time to appreciate Beatriz, our English teacher. 

Having grown up in El Torito, a local area of low income, Beatriz is excited for the opportunity to give back to her community. We are just as excited to work with her and witness the ways...

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See How We Grow... Conozca Lo Que Hemos Crecido...

September 15, 2018

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Playa Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Tel: +(506) 2656-1269