What are the financial and cultural challenges Kalu Yala is facing in recruiting Panamanian residents as interns and staff?
Money talks, even in the jungle
By Woojae Julia Song
Kalu Yala combines an aspiring sustainable town and an ecological study abroad site in Panama’s jungle. Programs for interns include designing and developing organic agriculture, low-carbon architecture, and plant-based menus. But the establishment confronts financial and cultural challenges in attracting Panamanian residents as it plans expansions in coming years.
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