Equipping Future Leaders for Social Action

The Tropics Foundation raises scholarship funds for students to study at the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) in Turrialba, Costa Rica. Many of the students we support come from rural, agricultural backgrounds. These future leaders, decision makers and influencers understand the region’s socioeconomic, agricultural and environmental challenges and are uniquely positioned to contribute to solutions.

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of the students who are accepted to study at CATIE don’t end up enrolling because they lack the funds.

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Where your contribution goes

Your contribution to The Tropics Foundation’s education fund is an investment in the future of young leaders who are committed to driving positive change. By equipping these students with the knowledge and skills they need, you are enabling economic mobility and fostering a passion for social action. Our primary mission is to raise scholarship funds that empower students to pursue education at the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) in Turrialba, Costa Rica. Many of the individuals we support hail from rural, agricultural backgrounds. These aspiring leaders, destined to be decision-makers and influencers, possess a deep understanding of the region’s socioeconomic, agricultural, and environmental challenges. Through your support, you’re not just providing access to education; you’re nurturing a generation uniquely poised to contribute innovative solutions to the very issues they intimately comprehend.

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A future garden of orchids could be possible with your help

Help with the cost of maintaining the garden

Currently the garden upkeep is a difficult task, your support will help bring more hands on deck to maintain this beautiful garden 

Support Educational Spaces

The garden is a playground for research and learning. Donations will help maintain this beautiful space for everyone to enjoy

Let’s work together towards a sustainable, green, and inclusive future

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