Community Park for Youth Development and Environmental Conservation

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San Jose is a low-income rural community in the province of Herrera, Panama. It is young community with 60% under the age of 35 and children under 18 comprising 30%. San Jose offers no formal public space or facilities for children and youth to constructively spend their time. The only place they have to play is an 18mx14m schoolyard. Where organized team sports, such as soccer or baseball exist, the teams have to travel 20 minutes to get to a playing field. San Jose has identified the need for a community park. A committee has already been formed to manage this project. This area of Panama has experience rampant deforestation, which has a negative impact on the environment. Therefore the park will also include an environmental conservation element. The park will provide a safe and health place for recreational activities but encourage the community to practice environmental conservation. The community is donating the land, labor, meals, trees, and tools for this project. They are requesting assistance in purchasing construction material from Partnership.
San Jose is a low-income rural community in the province of Herrera, Panama. It is young community with 60% under the age of 35 and children under 18 comprising 30%. San Jose offers no formal public space or facilities for children and youth to constructively spend their time. The only place they have to play is an 18mx14m schoolyard. Where organized team sports, such as soccer or baseball exist, the teams have to travel 20 minutes to get to a playing field. San Jose has identified the need for a community park. A committee has already been formed to manage this project. This area of Panama has experience rampant deforestation, which has a negative impact on the environment. Therefore the park will also include an environmental conservation element. The park will provide a safe and health place for recreational activities but encourage the community to practice environmental conservation. The community is donating the land, labor, meals, trees, and tools for this project. They are requesting assistance in purchasing construction material from Partnership.

Latest revision as of 21:20, 22 July 2009


Community Park for Youth Development and Environmental Conservation
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Community Name: San Jose
Region: Herrera
Country: Panama
Volunteer(s) Name: G. Leung
Volunteer(s) Homestate: Maine
Counterpart's Name: G. Leung
Funds community contributed: $1848
Percentage community contributed: 29%
Funds needed were: $3649
Funds requested were: $4481
PPCP #: 525-039
Year of project approval: 2003
Project located: yes
Projects started in Panama 2003 (2).
Community Park for Youth Development and Environmental Conservation, El Zapote Community Latrine
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Other Projects in Panama (20).
Business Plan Development Seminars, Captain Planet Ecological and Education Fair Panama, Chalite Community Center Construction, Community Center (Panama), Community IT Center Panama, Community Latrine Project (Panama), Community Park Renovation, Community Park for Youth Development and Environmental Conservation, Development of Tourist Welcome Center, EcoClub Manual, Ecotourism Project Embera Indian Tribe Panama, El Zapote Community Latrine, Latrine Project Panama, Quebrada Tula Rural Health Services Improvement, Rural Water Committee Training … further results
State Flag of Maine.svgOther Projects by Volunteers from Maine (7).
Community Park for Youth Development and Environmental Conservation, El Carmen Library, Equiping a School Science Classroom, Healthy Kids Day Camp, Maya Mountain View Playground, Self Empowerment Girls Conference, Small Coffee Farmer Business Training Panama, Laura Ann Stedman
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Info about the Community Park for Youth Development and Environmental Conservation

San Jose is a low-income rural community in the province of Herrera, Panama. It is young community with 60% under the age of 35 and children under 18 comprising 30%. San Jose offers no formal public space or facilities for children and youth to constructively spend their time. The only place they have to play is an 18mx14m schoolyard. Where organized team sports, such as soccer or baseball exist, the teams have to travel 20 minutes to get to a playing field. San Jose has identified the need for a community park. A committee has already been formed to manage this project. This area of Panama has experience rampant deforestation, which has a negative impact on the environment. Therefore the park will also include an environmental conservation element. The park will provide a safe and health place for recreational activities but encourage the community to practice environmental conservation. The community is donating the land, labor, meals, trees, and tools for this project. They are requesting assistance in purchasing construction material from Partnership.

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