Community Collaborations International

Panama Projects

ABOUT OUR PANAMA PROJECTS

ABOUT OUR PANAMA PROJECTS CC International provides for all food, lodging, volunteer project coordination, a full time bilingual guide, in-country transportation, travel emergency medical insurance, support of project partners, and a recreation activity. The Bocas del Toro Project takes place on Isla Colon and surrounding islands. The community hopes to develop to improve the infrastructure of educational facilities and to promote eco-friendly solutions for for problems related to increasing tourism, waste disposal and beach debris . There is also a sea turtle preservation project and other local initiatives. Volunteers will help support ongoing efforts in the local communities.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive San Jose CR International Airport , met by Volunteer Coordinator, Pedro Mesa Castillo
Transfer to Alajuela Backpackers Hostel.

Day 2

Continental breakfast at hostel, pack a lunch
Load bus for transfer to Almirante Panama
Bus departure
Arrive at Alminante lodging
Project Orientation

Days 3-5

Projects in the indigenous community of Rio Oeste Arriba including organic cacao farming, community garden, and work with local youth.

Day 6

Marine ecosystem service project
Bocas del Toro coral reef ecosystem

Day 7

Transfer to Alajuela Backpackers Hostel

Day 8

Back to USA

Accommodations and Meals

CC International provides all food, lodging and project coordination so that your volunteer team can focus on completing projects. Volunteers will stay in volunteer facilities that have been inspected and approved by CCI. CCI provides all transportation once volunteer teams have arrived in Puerto Rico (Flights to Puerto Rico are not included in the Project Service Fee)

Safe and clean sleeping areas
Clean and functional bathroom facilities
Showers
Sanitary food services
Access to medical support
Onsite communications
Electricity
Fresh water

Recreation

Bocas del Toro is a recreational paradise with great snorkeling, beautiful beaches, and great surfing.

Project Service Fee

The One Week Project Service Fee is $985.00 per person. This includes all in country transportation, insurance, accommodations, meals, bilingual guide, tools and equipment, project coordination, mid project recreation activities. (International airfare is not included.)