Facilitating the Economic Shift of Sarteneja, a Key Stakeholder of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, from Fishing to Tourism by Strengthening the Capacity of the Sarteneja Tour Guide Association
Facilitating the Economic Shift of Sarteneja, a Key Stakeholder of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, from Fishing to Tourism by Strengthening the Capacity of the Sarteneja Tour Guide Association
The STGA seeks to strengthen its capacity to promote Sarteneja’s tourism potential, and facilitate alternative livelihood opportunities for its members, through the strengthening of the organization and its tour operation, Sarteneja Adventure Tours. It will also develop the Sarteneja Tourism Information Centre, to provide a focus for tourism activities, forming the link between the visitors and the tourism services provided in Sarteneja – the tour guides, the homestay opportunities and the developing arts and crafts.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Sarteneja Tour Guide Association
Country:
Belize
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 25,165.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 9,583.33
Project Number:
BZE/COMPACT/OP5/CORE/BD/11/02
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
1. Constructed 14x20 ft wooden building dedicated for tourist information. 2. Increase visitor's infrastructure in the community 3. Upgraded facilities for visitors
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
1. Development of newsletters, information pamphlet and wall displays for information center. 2. Development of map of the village.

Grantee Contact

Mr. Joel Verde
Phone: 501-669-4911
Email: stgassociation@hotmail.com
 

Address

c/o P.O. Box 278, Belize City, Belize , 81 La Bandera Street, Sarteneja Village, Corozal
Latin America & the Caribbean ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Leonel Requena
Phone:
(501) 822-2462
Email:

Address

UNDP Belize,3rd Floor, Lawrence Nicholas Building Complex ,P.O. Box 53,South Ring Road,
Belmopan, Central America