Through February 2021, donations made to the Walt Ratterman Award to will go to the Fundación Omar Dengo (FOD, Omar Dengo Foundation). The FOD works in Costa Rica to develop children’s capacities through innovative educational proposals, supported by the use of new technologies.
The Foundation deploys off-grid PV systems in remote schools that have no access to electricity, with special focus on indigenous and extremely under-developed communities. These PV systems help provide light and water, and also power computers to provide learning options not otherwise available.
FOD is a local leader in the creation of learning opportunities for children in developing communities, with a focus on enhancing their effective and positive participation in the knowledge society.
Please be aware that donations to NABCEP are NOT deductible as charitable contributions.