Meet Caroline

My name is Caroline Hart, and I am a Bilingual Clinical Therapist from Nashville, TN. A lover of travel, of Costa Rica, and of a beautiful Tico man, I decided to take a year off of my work as a therapist and offer my time, energy, experience, knowledge and passion to Casa Milagro…

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Thursday Statistics (17/08)

We are happy to announce that our Thursday night volunteers are growing and that we had a large group with us last week who were full of energy and ready to help. We started off at the usual place and just there we were able to help around fifteen people. Overall, we fed…

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Costa Rica Recognized for its Effort in Targeting Human Trafficking According to the Trafficking in Persons Report

The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is a report, which measures different government efforts to protect victims, prosecute traffickers and prevent this crime to occur. According to the latest report released in June by the US State Department, Costa Rica was upgraded to Tier 2 in their statistics for showing significant efforts to…

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Thursday Statistics (10/08)

Last Thursday we were a large group of volunteers with many new faces. As usual, we met a good amount of people at our starting point as they already know we are coming and also quickly ran out of most clothes as Gabriel, a young boy, claimed it was his birthday and therefore…

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Meet Andreia

My name is Andreia Kristensen and I am a new intern here at Casa Milagro. My role will be as a Program Development intern and I will stay here for 5 months. This internship is part of my Master’s degree in International Studies back in Denmark. I hold a Bachelor of Law in…

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The British School Casa Milagro Experience

We would like to share with you a post written by one of the students that participated in last week’s fundraising and trip to the streets of San José. My name is Poppy Charnock, my school friend and I after a lot of preparation finally had everything ready for our wonderful fund raising…

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Coming Together for the Homeless of San Jose

For the third time in San Jose, Foundación Lloverá organized a thrilling campaign “San Jose Nos Une 2017” (San Jose Unites Us 2017) that has succeeded to remove 115 homeless people from the streets, and assist over 300 homeless people by providing: clothes, food, showers, hair cuts, medical and orthodontists check ups. The…

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Volunteer of the month: Emma!

Every month we want to celebrate the hard work that our volunteers do by letting you get to know them a little better. So,without further ado, this month let’s meet Emma: Why and when did you begin volunteering with Casa Milagro? I first discovered Casa Milagro after a google search of charities in…

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Combatting Human Trafficking in the Age of Social Media

It is a common myth that human trafficking only happens in far flung corners of the world. However, in the age of the internet, the tentacles of this profitable crime are able to access the homes, and minds, of children at home too. In fact, three out of four child sex trafficking victims…

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Costa Rica Leads Region in Reducing Child Labour

Last Tuesday the International Labor Organization (ILO) promoted the eradication of the worst forms of child labour, including the sexual exploitation and trafficking of minors, with the World Day Against Child Labour. And in good news, this same organisation has named Costa Rica first in the region in reducing labour among children between…

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