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Helping around the Holidays

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Helping around the Holidays

BEPA strives to make the holiday season a special time for the community’s residents. In December of 2011, we partnered with a local church to deliver holiday gifts, food, and supplies to those in...

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Computers Installed at Belmont Academy

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Computers Installed at Belmont Academy

We collected twenty used personal computers and had them shipped to Jamaica in 2011. They get much use daily at the Belmont Academy for the Gifted and Talented. All students are required to take computer classes, and the school also offers night classes for...

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Keeping the Community Clean

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Keeping the Community Clean

The Bluefields Environmental Protection Association organizes and pays for the village of Bluefields to be kept clean. A team of three picks up any litter along the local coastline on a semi-monthly basis. In addition, BEPA paid for trash cans to be made and distributed along the community’s main...

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BEPA Subsidizes the Bluefields Basic School

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BEPA Subsidizes the Bluefields Basic School

BEPA subsidizes the Bluefields Basic School. The school educates children aged three to five as government-provided education does not begin until age six. BEPA pays for the lunches that are provided to these students, and pays for the salaries of two of the three teachers. The school has three classrooms, ninety students, a small playground, a small kitchen and two latrines. It is located down the street from San Michele, Bluefields Bay Villas’ largest...

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Patrol

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Patrol

The Bluefields Environmental Protection Association and Bluefields Bay Villas would like to congratulate local efforts that led to Bluefields Bay being declared an aquatic wildlife sanctuary in 2011. It is now illegal to fish in the majority of the Bay. Virgin Vacations and the Travel Foundation paid for buoys to be put out into the water delineating the portion of the Bay that is protected, while BEPA and Bluefields Bay Villas pay for the gas used by the patrol boat that ensures that residents abide by the law and fish in deeper waters. Photo courtesy of Wolde Kristos and the Bluefields Bay...

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