Entreamigos Volunteer Marjo in the Magic Garden, San Pancho

Projects we support

Travler supports these and other social and environmental projects in local communities. Click on the “Read more” link for details, next steps and funding needs on each project.

  • Radio San Pancho: an online voice for community and nature

    Radio San Pancho: an online voice for community and nature

    Radio San Pancho is a volunteer online radio and podcast broadcast focused on local events, issues and the environment.What’s needed: funding for website and broadcast services.

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  • Grupo Ecologico: protecting marine turtles

    Grupo Ecologico: protecting marine turtles

    Grupo Ecologico (aka Project Tortuga) protects and promotes endangered marine turtle populations along several beaches in the Bahia de Banderas area, including San Pancho beach.What’s needed: housing for volunteers; rent and utilities costs; onboarding a new Co-Director; nursery repairs; dune buggy maintenance.

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  • San Pancho Voz, an online community magazine

    San Pancho Voz, an online community magazine

    Travler publishes San Pancho Voz, a free multilingual periodical and business directory, to improve awareness, connections and quality of life in a diverse Mexican town.What’s needed: funding to teach 5 aspiring young journalists; costs to publish and operate the magazine.

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  • Portable handwashing stations

    Portable handwashing stations

    To help prevent the spread of COVID and other disease, Travler designed, built and deployed portable handwashing stations in developing areas.What’s needed: funding for one part-time maintenance person and supplies; cost to publish and distribute the design internationally; funds to create and deploy more stations.

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  • SP Animales: rescuing and placing stray animals

    SP Animales: rescuing and placing stray animals

    San Pancho Animales is a robust volunteer group that rescues, treats, fosters and finds forever homes for stray animals.What’s needed: funding for website and online services; support for rescues, veterinary work and fostering through SPA’s non-profit.

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  • A Magic Garden

    A Magic Garden

    The Entreamigos Magic Garden is a reclaimed community space for growing native and edible plants, storytelling, relaxation and environmental education. What’s needed: Bench seating for visitors; botanical signs to identify anchor plants; paying the water bill; support for children’s programs.

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Garden photo by Victor Estela