010 Meghan Casey: An Ecolodge Using Community Outreach to Co-Create a Regenerative Region (Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat)
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This interview, with Meghan Casey of the Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat, is the kind of conversation that can change the fabric of a project’s relationship with its region and neighbors. We discuss community outreach projects that anyone can do: including teaching English, promoting cooking classes and homestay/farm stay experiences for guests to have authentic cultural experiences with the locals, organizing cacao and coffee tours, raising children in such a work-life situation, and more!  

If you’ve wondered how to effectively provide value to your outer community, create goodwill, and foster regional resiliency, this episode is for you!

 We've prepared a PDF to offer you a short list of some things that you can do to create goodwill and resilience in your community.  You can download it at https://sharinginsights.net/community-outreach

To follow more of Chilamate Rainforest Eco-Retreat’s adventures in community outreach and micro-business creation, check them out at:
Website - https://www.chilamaterainforest.com/ 

FB - https://www.facebook.com/ChilamateRainforest/ 

Meghan - https://www.facebook.com/meghan.chilamaterainforest 

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/chilamaterainforestretreat/ 

Also, be sure to check out Meghan’s free video guiding you to Experience Forest Therapy at: https://youtu.be/N0EY3mZs-Cc 

Other recommendations from Meghan:

Rainforest Alliance: https://www.rainforest-alliance.org/ 

Hungry Planet photobook: https://amzn.to/2RB776H 

World Leadership School: https://worldleadershipschool.com/ 

Teach United: https://www.teachunited.org/ 

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Special thanks to Peter Mukuru for editing this episode!

Music: Rite of Passage by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4291-rite-of-passage

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


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