SCSRN gives priority to projects that are designed and proposed by members of the San Ramón community, with the goal of meeting community-identified needs. Over the years we’ve had the pleasure to work with enthusiastic, hardworking local leaders that inspire and energize us! Below are the projects that we completed in the 2017-18 Fiscal Year, and the ones we are continuing in the 2018-19 Fiscal Year:
Completed Local Initiatives in FY 2017-18:
School construction in El Horno 1, Sabana Grande, Jicaro 1, and El Flores -Communities that have a growing demand for space in their elementary and high schools, as families realize the importance of education to their children’s futures
Improved stoves and reforestation with Fundación Denis Gonzalez López-A San Ramón non-profit that is combating climate change
Water project in Hilapo -Water Committees in rural communities that are looking for resources to improve and expand their community water systems
San Ramón Municipal Library -The local library which serves children and adults from the town of San Ramón and surrounding rural communities
San Ramón Tourist Information Center -An initiative by an English student to provide tourism services to visitors in San Ramón
Campaign to end teen pregnancy -A collaborative effort between public and private institutions to combat a serious epidemic
Ongoing and new Local Initiatives for FY 2018-19:
Teacher certification program -A collaboration with a local non-profit, Comité Mano Vuelta, to improve the quality of education in San Ramón’s rural communities
Los Pipitos San Ramón (Center for Children with Disabilities) -A clinic run by a San Ramón volunteer that provides free physical therapy and early intervention education to children with disabilities.
Sanitation in San Martin, Jicaro 2, and San Roque -A project designed by a group of rural women leaders to meet the needs of sanitation in their communities
If you’re interested in supporting one or more of these projects, please contact us!