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Nonprofit Association pro Culture, Education and Psychology for infants and adolescence.

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Bring Color into Kids' Lives


CEPIA is launching a campaign to raise money to furnish and paint the walls of the new community center in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It will benefit thousands of kids, teenagers and families from poor backgrounds.


Your help is essential and every dollar counts! We have until August 10, 2014 to raise $10,000 and together Bring Color into Kids' Lives !


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Welcome to CEPIA 

CEPIA stands for Culture, Education and Psychology for Infants and Adolescents and is a Costarican non-profit organisation that seeks to promote culture, health, sports and education for children and teenagers and their families from poor backgrounds in the communities of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Since 2005.


Poverty, Violence, school drop out, health problems, unemployment..., those are an every-day reality for thousands of children and families in Guanacaste. Volunteers and staff members support 800 children and teenagers as well as their families every year. Through after­‐school programs, psychological help for victims, educational projects for high‐risk youth, professional trainings, Food bank, the library, movie nights etc, we sustain daily supportive frameworks for those who need it the most. CEPIA received the French‐ German Prize of Human Rights 2012 in Costa Rica, and our board president Laetitia is selected as a Fellow of the Central America Leadership Initiative (CALI), a branch of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. 





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