Join us at the Hidden Garden for a Story Circle with community elders as they share stories from their lives traditional wellness practices and how their knowledge has helped them survive.
An interactive story exchange to celebrate Día de las Culturas and recognize the many cultures of the Caribe Sur community
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We worked with a group of 12 local kids from Puerto Viejo to develop a short fiction film about the connection between people and the environment in the South Caribbean of Costa Rica. A team of communications students from the University of Costa Rica offered workshops on storytelling, script development, casting and production. The kids then filmed this short film... COMING SOON
We spent the 2016-2017 year based in Puerto Viejo, continuing the growth of the South Caribe Roots Archive and working with students from Caribe Sur, San Jose and Indiana. We welcomed new volunteers, received 501(c)(3) nonprofit status, and produced three participatory media projects with local residents.
View a slideshow video of photographs contributed by Christina Zingrich to the South Caribe Roots Archive.
Kids from Caribe Sur are making a movie and they need your help!
Jóvenes del Caribe Sur están haciendo un cortometraje de ficción, y necesitan su ayuda!
Ten local youth are in the process of making a movie with the help of Fer Segura and Dani Hernández, communications students who are rejoining the Rich Coast Project to complete their practicum at the University of Costa Rica.
On the second day of the 2017 Alternative Break Program in Puerto Viejo, half of the group of Indiana University Kelley School of Business students volunteered at the First Baptist Church, right in the center of town.
On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, students from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University visited the Hidden Garden Wellness Center to help construct an African Sacred Grove.
Students from the Kelley School of Business are returning to Costa Rica for the third year through a partnership between the Rich Coast Project and Kelley Initiatives for Social Impact.
Students from the University of Costa Rica (UCR TCU 127) joined the Rich Coast Project in Puerto Viejo for a week of participatory video and photography aimed at documenting local Puerto Viejo history and culture.
Photographs from the South Caribe Roots Archive are on display at the Casa de la Cultura in Puerto Viejo.