Join us in ensuring water quality and quantity in the greater metropolitan area (GMA) of Costa Rica! Agua Tica is the first public-private water fund in the country. The watersheds of the Grande and Virilla Rivers suffer increasing contamination and degradation from high population growth, lack of planning, and unregulated development.Learn More
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Amigos of Costa Rica accepts donations via check, credit card, Paypal, wire transfer, and stock transfers. Your donation is tax deductible in the United States. Thanks to the generous support of the CRUSA Foundation, Amigos of Costa Rica does not charge any overhead fees so our affiliate organizations receive the full benefit of your support.
You donate via credit card, check, wire transfer, or stock, providing Amigos of Costa Rica with your recommendation as to which project you would like to support.
Every two weeks (maximum) Amigos of Costa Rica transfers funds received (your donation, less any credit card or other processing fees) to our partner in Costa Rica, the Costa Rica United States Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA). CRUSA generously covers Amigos of Costa Rica overhead and all wire transfer fees.
Upon receiving funds, CRUSA transfers donations to the affiliate organization you designated.
Affiliate organizations report back to Amigos of Costa Rica annually, ensuring the best use of your donations.
For Costa Rica, the situation escalated quickly with the airport closure on March 18th, 2020 which abruptly put a stop to tourism in the country. Many organizations are mobilizing to meet basic needs, including food and basic toiletries, as many families lost their source of income with the closure of tourism-related businesses. We are currently in the process of updating our page with COVID-19 responses. Please email email@example.com if you’d like to learn more while we are working on making this update.