Coco Capsule

August 31, 2011

Costa Rica Multilingüe, a nonprofit whose objective is to provide people with communication skills for greater professional and personal development, is seeking volunteers and participants for its Community Conversations program in Playas del Coco. Community Conversations consist of small groups of Ticos with intermediate English skills meeting weekly for roughly an hour on an informal basis to improve those skills, led by a bilingual volunteer moderator. The meetings can be held just about anywhere including over breakfast, in a private home or place of business, or outdoors.

The program is already successfully in place in the Central Valley, and is growing into areas where there is a strong intermixing of local and expat people. Coordinating the program is Peace Corps volunteer leader Kristen Lea Woodruff. Those interested in volunteering or participating, or offering space for the program, may contact Kristin at kwoodruff@peacecorps.gov or kwoodruff@crmultilingue.org. They will then be put into a database and assembled into groups with further coordination to be provided by the moderator. Those volunteering to be moderators will receive a handbook with copyable materials and other resources, discussion topics and websites for more information.

This is an outstanding opportunity for all in our community to grow and develop.

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Navas plays, Real Madrid falls 2-0 in what could be Tico goalkeeper’s final game
Keylor Navas
8 views
Keylor Navas
8 views

Navas plays, Real Madrid falls 2-0 in what could be Tico goalkeeper’s final game

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 19, 2019

Real Madrid closed its season with a 2-0 home defeat to Real Betis on Sunday in what was likely Keylor…

Slothy Sunday: For the love of sloths
Animal welfare
22 views
Animal welfare
22 views

Slothy Sunday: For the love of sloths

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 19, 2019

There are thousands of cute sloth photos floating around the internet, and we all love to ooh and aah over…

Morning-after pill can now be sold without a prescription in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
81 views
Costa Rica
81 views

Morning-after pill can now be sold without a prescription in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 18, 2019

Levonorgestrel, marketed commercially as "Plan B" and commonly known as the morning-after pill, can legally be sold without a prescription…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!