Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the guests who have come to Jicaro Island Ecolodge and helped us turn this project into a reality. We have been working with Earth Equilibrium to improve the conditions of Padre Nello school which is a short boat ride away from Jicaro. Our first project is turning on the lights, something that seems so simple but our classrooms have never had a lighting system before.
Some of the upcoming projects include a freshwater treatment system and a solar panel electricity station.
It’s important to note that the improvements being done to the school do not just benefit the students but the entire community. The school is one of the central buildings in this area and the freshwater treatment system will benefit everyone in the nearby radius, ensuring that none of them have to purchase expensive bottled water for drinking anymore.
There is still a lot of work to be done but right now we are celebrating this accomplishment and we’re so happy we were a part of it. If you would like a tour of Padre Nello School while you are here at Jicaro we would be happy to help you get an up close and personal look at the school and meet some of the students and teachers.
Thanks again everyone and onto the next milestone!