The Costa Rican Humanitarian Foundation (CRHF) is a non-profit organization committed to developing creative and economical solutions to a wide range of social problems in Costa Rica. The CRHF provides opportunities to exchange friendship, goods, services, and financial resources for critical needs among different cultures, socio-economic classes, and language groups.

Costa Rica Humanitarian Foundation by Ben Keller

Our vision is to create a better quality of life for all those we work with, supporting at-risk and special needs populations so they may have more choices for their future and fostering greater sensitivity in populations providing services.

If you think your skills and values can provide essential goods and services to CR population please join us in 2020
Volunteers are one of the mainstays of the CRHF. Through critical contributions of goods, services and financial support we are able to have immeasurable impact on the most vulnerable communities in Costa Rica.
Please help us by contributing to the CRHF with donations.
Your financial support helps create sustainable programs for the CRHF population across a number of needs in Costa Rica.
Click here to learn more about our volunteer projects in Costa Rica
We have created a poverty eradication program which helps people achieve their dreams and have more wholesome and healthy lives. This program has proven successful in creating independent individuals who overtime no longer depend on the goods and services of the CRHF.
Learn more about our women's coops and other SME's we have sponsored
One of our social enterprise initiatives is done in cooperation with Cafe Britt of Costa Rica. We improve livelihoods through crucial self-development programs which create lasting sustainable solutions. 
Click here to learn more about sports programs and how to contribute
Over more than two decades we have sponsored thousands of youth in a variety of sports including in several championships. Sports is crucial in the development of healthy social and personal skills and provides a stimulating passtime. We provide a holistic approach which includes academic and psychological support.
Volunteer Education In Costa Rica or help by donating.
One of the main focuses of the CRHF is development through education. It is one of the foundations needed to improve quality of life. It is not only important for us to educate the local communities but also those visiting and providing goods and services to sensitize and create consciousness of what volunteers can do during and after visiting, to help create a more just world.
Click here and join us as medical volunteers in Costa Rica individually or as a group.
Another basic foundation to ensure a prosperous life is health. Costa Rica has a universal public health system which provides good services. However, many of the communities we work with are too remote for health service access. We provide much needed mobile clinics, dental and eye check services in these communities in coordination with local government agencies. 

Click below to view our latest report on the work of the CRHF.

The impact assessment report of the CRHF 2019 measuring benefits to communities and volunteers
We measured the perception that volunteers and beneficiaries of the CRHF have of the work being done across the Costa Rican territory.
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