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Updated: Dec 31, 2023

As we conclude an extraordinary year, we want to express our deepest gratitude to each of our supporters, sponsors, volunteers and devoted students. Every comment, share, like, and donation has enabled us to successfully carry out our mission. We are proud to provide our nonprofit tutoring program to high school students, helping to shape future leaders of the world. Let's embrace 2024, and continue this journey of education, growth, and success together.

Thank you for believing in ACCAI's mission and for becoming our sponsors

In joint efforts with The Oficina de la Mujer, and The Municipalidad of Santa Cruz we were able to bring two workshops on "How to encourage healthy & positive relationships" and "Myths of romantic love". On these workshops the youth from our program were able to discuss and learned how to distinguish between a relationship that helps one become a better person and another one that causes resentment and hurt, subjects that are very important to work with the teens in order to help them be conscious about building healthy relationships based on love, dialogue and respect and break the cycle of any kind of abuse or violence. Thank you Municipalidad de Santa Cruz for bringing such a valuable tool to our youth.

To promote the commemoration of International day of prevention of violence against women on November 24th, we organized a walk with the kids from La Paz school, to make a call and raise our voices in order to eradicate violence against women.

A big thank you to La Paz School Cabo Velas for this very important initiative, to teacher Claudia, and every participating student, to Cepia and to the Local Police for all the support.

On November 18th we had a closing ceremony for 20 teens that finished the school year successfully. This was a very especial event to us for being our first year and made us reflect on how it was just a dream a year ago. Today the Youth tutoring program is a reality in Brasilito and we are doing our best to continue with the teens in Villareal and to also bring a math tutor for them on 2024! We are thrilled to be part of the lives of these amazing teens, who with dreams and hopes strive to build a better world for themselves and their families. To those who will start next year we welcome you ,and to those who are leaving, we wish you all the best in your new journey, may it be a great success and hopefully we will meet again!

To all our small but mighty team of volunteers, thank you very much for allowing us through you to help so many people. To Kathie Roberts and Pickle on the Hill Brasilito Pickleball people, thank you for the beautiful gifts! The kids and team were super happy!

On November 25th we were given the opportunity to spend a beautiful morning sailing with our youth and team. It was a beautiful experience, and the kids really enjoyed it. We all spend it playing in the water, sharing and bonding with each other. What a joy to the sight!

This experience would not have been possible without the generosity of our friends Jeff and Debra and their friendly staff from Zafira Catamaran Sailing Costa Rica, to whom we want to shout out a big thank you for this unforgettable experience, to many a first time on a catamaran!

Thank you Perry Carlile for capturing all the beautiful moments on the camera!

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Angelina's and Brother's of Ale for opening their doors to us, enabling us to host our Bingo and Poker Tournament Fund raising event. This successful initiative has empowered us to continue our mission with our non-profit youth tutoring program Big thank you also to talented Enoch and Stephanie Waltrip for donating their time and talent to this special event! Thanks to our dedicated group of volunteers, Kristin, Kristen, Ej and, Tammy for all your help during these events, that will allow us to provide much-needed support to at-risk youth, lighting the path to a brighter future. Special thanks to our raffle and silent auction sponsors, your generosity has truly made a difference. Together, we are making an impact!

As the year draws to a close, the Directors of ACCAI take this moment to express gratitude for an incredible journey. We are immensely thankful for the unwavering support of our sponsors, the relentless dedication of our volunteers, and the rallying spirit of our supporters. Your belief fuels our mission of empowering the youth through education. So, here's to another year of educational empowerment! Wishing you all a Happy New Year filled with hope, prosperity, and the joy of giving.


Erika & Karen

Thanks to our amazing team and volunteers

Tammy Walker

Ej Avey

Federico Robledo

Kristin Coffey

Kathie Roberts

Kristen Everling

Dione Price








Brian Nhs

Brittany Chamberlin

Marco Cruz

Thanks to our supporters and sponsors

Flamingo Marina Foundation

360 Splendor del Pacifico

Blue Water Properties

Navarro & Alpizar Laboratorio Clinico

Sayaka McPherson

Melonie Wise

Gordon & Cherise Selley

2 Aves Towels $ blankets

Roxana Obando

Estudio de Ceramica Guatil, Tamarindo

Dragonfly Creations

Ronny Perry

Sharon Kay Bingham

Harlan Clark

Rachel Harvey

Andrea & Russell King

Melissa Chemelli

Sea Star Souvenir Store

Nalu Restaurante

Seis Playas Hotel y Restaurante

Deli Cafe

Angelina's Restaurant & Bar

Brothers of Ale

Municipalidad de Santa Cruz

Oficina de la mujer

Zafira Catamaran Sailing Costa Rica

Serendipity Charters

Cream Rica Heladeria

Patagonia del Mar

Amigos Tacos & Beer


Marlin del Rey

Rancho Costafalo

Kneaded Massage & Yoga with Kristen

Punto Designers Spot

Casa Marlin

Hotel Bahia del Sol

Hazel's Steak & Seafood

Pura Vida Ride

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