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Guias Unidos

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Guias Unidos works to inspire community based, conservation-minded tourism, by unifying local and international expertise and resources. Our project is based in Ometepe Island, Nicaragua where we:

  • Work with local guides to establish curricula for training in English language, visitor services, tour techniques, earth sciences, anthropology, and first aid.
  • Encourage women and girls to consider guiding as a career, and empower them to fully participate in cooperatives and workshops.
  • Help build resource libraries for local guides using international and local knowledge of flora, fauna, geology, and archaeology.

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Director: Kate & Jeff Zylland

2150 Allston Way
Suite 460
Berkeley, California
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