|Protected Coral Reef at Bluefields Bay. NOAA Photo|
- The donation of thirty computers to the Bluefields People’s Community Association that were used for computer literacy classes;
- Monthly stipends for the teachers at the Bluefields Basic School for children aged three to five;
- Financial support for the Bluefields Fisherman’s Association, an organization dedicated to sustainable fishing practices;
- The building of flush toilets for Mearnsville All-Age School, which until 2009 only had pit latrines.
The Bluefields Environmental Protection Association consists of seven Directors. It employs no permanent staff as all administration is taken care of on a voluntary basis. Therefore, every cent donated to BEPA goes directly to charitable projects.
From: Bluefields Environmental Protection Association