November 15, 2016, No comments

by Juan Martin Barrero, Managing Director, HPE Central America Recently, five Costa Rica employees participated in Leadership through Service, a pilot program that enables HPE volunteers to use their knowledge […]

A young girl tries on a dress at the DAG event in El Seibo. Timberland employees donated over 500 dresses to DAG, 56 of which were made by hand at their sew-a-thon event.

Dressing Children Around the World

January 11, 2016, No comments

Employees at Timberland receive 40 hours of paid time each year for community service. Employees with a particular knack for sewing or crafting often ...

One of the kindergartners that will attend La Esquina de la Educación in San Antonio de Rioyos

So Where do all the Fair Trade Social Premiums Go?

August 21, 2013, No comments

So Where do all the Fair Trade Social Premiums Go? A story about how Fair Trade tomatoes grow into a school in Guanajuato, Mexico by José Víl ...


Eco-friendly Stove Sparks Hope For a Better Future in Haiti

July 31, 2013, No comments

By Antonio Pasolini A new project currently fundraising on IndieGogo aims to rebuild D&E Green Enterprises’ stove factory that was destroye ...

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    CoopeTal – Fueling Talamanca
    May 6, 2013, No comments

    The possibility of oil exploitation has threatened the greater community of Talamanca, Costa Rica, for many years. As one of the most biodiverse areas on this planet, its fertile land [...]

  • Make Creativity Your Angel Investor: 9 Tips from the Directors of "Living On One"
    Make Creativity Your Angel Investor
    February 28, 2013, No comments

    9 Tips from the Directors of Living On One “Over a billion people around the world live on a dollar a day”, said Chris Temple, “and we couldn’t understand how [...]

  • Shots from a "City History" tour in León
    Subida de los Niños
    January 4, 2013, No comments

    “Kids are like sponges. They absorb what they see, and if what they see is good they will have common sense in the future.” – Chistiam Berrios Nestled in the [...]

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    El Camino A Cambio
    December 6, 2012, 1 Comment

    “Hope is a waking dream.” – Aristotle Outside of Granada, Nicaragua, is an old, deteriorating butterfly sanctuary. Starting from Parque Central (Central Park) in Granada, Nicaragua, a tourist guidebook will [...]

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    El Puente – The Bridge
    October 29, 2012, No comments

    “Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.” – Earl Nightingale A long-time favorite destination for tourism [...]

  • A Local Checking In On The Film Crew Outside León
    Un Techo Para Meyling
    October 11, 2012, No comments

    “Rain does not fall on one roof alone.” – West African Proverb Fifteen years ago Felipe Berríos S.J. and a group of university students were appalled by the deplorable conditions [...]