Project Description

Fundacion Calicanto’s main mission is to preserve the cultural and architectural heritage of Casco Viejo. Calicanto played a huge role in achieving Casco’s UNESCO title in 1998. In addition to helping preserve and restore Casco Viejo Calicanto aims to empower neighborhood residents. They do so though a program, “Foundation Cycle”, where they provide aide for personal development and preparation for vocational programs. Calicanto also runs CAPTA  (Capacitacion para el Trabajo) a program centered around training  local women to enter the hotel and tourism industry.


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