When you make a contribution to Earth Train, you are creating a ripple effect in international youth empowerment, sustainable development, rainforest conservation, and media arts. Earth Train and its programs depend on the generosity of many donors like you.
No donation is too small to create great waves of change.
To make a donation
From the States or Canada
Please send a check or money order made out to the Gateway Pacific Fund or Earth Train to 1223 Solano Ave, Suite 1, Albany CA 94706
Please send a check or money order made out to the Gateway Pacific Fund or Earth Train to Casa Arias, Calle 6a, Casa 8-25, Panama City, Panama. PO BOX 0843-02494
Also please email us at email@example.com with a note about the donation and if you would like it to be earmarked. This allows us to send you photos, videos, and updates on the progress of the project.
Become a Forest Guardian
We recognize contributors of $5,000 or more as Forest Guardians and encourage you to participate in Earth Train programs, explore the region, and serve as mentors to youth and interns. As an added perk, we offer you comfortable accommodations in Centro Mamoní for brief or extended visits at your option.
Contributions can be earmarked for the following projects among others. Listed beside each project is a suggested donation to insure we are able to complete the project.
Tree planting - $100 allows us to plant and care for 10 trees
Building a nursery - $1000
Supporting Kuna Coast and Forest Guide - $1000 allows two Kuna youth to be trained as forest guides
Support local volunteers and interns - $1000 for room and board for a student to study and work with us for three months
Support international volunteers and interns - $1000-1,500 or air mileage allows young people from around the world to volunteer or intern with us.
Development of sustainable agricultural plots in Centro Mamoní and in the surrounding communities including rural schools - $2,000
Telecommunications equipment - $2,500
Student/Scientist residential facilities - $5,000
Student/Scientist conference center - $15,000
A biology lab with equipment - $15,000
Casa Arias Restoration - $45,000 allows for the completion of the Gallery space and a workshop to provide visitors with a hands on educational experience of creating local crafts.
Works of art that can be sold in our gallery - $2000 ensures the completion of a creative piece