Alfalit Costa Rica has been operating since 1961. For the past 48 years, 24,178 students have participated in our literacy, preschool, basic education and community development programs.
Official Name and Address:ALFASIC de Costa RicaNational Coordinator: Ivannia Vega
Sociedades Bíblicas de Costa Rica
Costado Norte de Plaza González Víques
Edificio Sociedades Bíblicas, San José, Costa Rica
TeleFax: (506) 2225-75010;E‑mail: email@example.com
Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica (Spanish: Costa Rica or República de Costa Rica) is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the east and south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east.
Costa Rica, which translates literally as “Rich Coast”, constitutionally abolished its army permanently in 1949. Expenditure on the police corps is about US$17.99 per person.Costa Rica has consistently been among the top Latin American countries in terms of the Human Development Index, and ranked 54th in the world in 2007. The country is ranked 5th in the world, and 1st among the Americas, in terms of the 2008 Environmental Performance Index.
In 2007 the Costa Rican government announced plans for Costa Rica to become the first carbon neutral country by 2021.According to the New Economics Foundation, Costa Rica ranks first in the Happy Planet Index and is the greenest country in the world.
Education:Illiteracy Rate: 6%