Education, environment and culture are the three motors that guide Demain Foundation in its contribution to Latin America.
What moves us to act?:
Of young people (18-22 years) conclude their high school education and receive a baccalaureate diploma.
Of high school students approve the national baccalaureate tests.
Is the average score obtained by students at the national baccalaureate tests (of 100 possible).
Of high school students achieved a math test score below 60 (2013).
Of the students can not use basic formulas, procedures or rules to solve problems.
Of the students can not identify the main idea of a text, understand relationships or deduce information that does not appear in the text
Many rangers don’t have formal education.
In protected areas, the existing infrastructure is minimal and requires urgent maintenance.
25% of Costa Rica’s territory is protected by the National System of Conservation Areas but there are not enough rangers to actually guard these areas.
Many rangers lack basic services or the necessary equipment to perform their duties.
of the Costa Rican people have never seen a play, according to the National Survey of Cultural Habits and Practices (2011).
of the citizens from the Atlantic coast of Costa Rica has not seen a play, according to the 2011 survey.