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Proyecto Montezuma is a private nonprofit organization which provides English classes for local adult learners and Costa Rican elementary schools children that cannot afford to hire full-time English teachers. Proyecto Montezuma also provides various other learning opportunities to members of the local community free of charge. Travel like you care by earning your TEFL certification, volunteering to teach English or other lessons in your area of expertise, or by booking surf lessons, Spanish classes, and sustainable tours and adventures through Proyecto Montezuma’s tour agency. Help us create a brighter future for local school children and the Montezuma Community.

About Montezuma

Montezuma is a small beach town on Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula that thrives on a vibrant tourism industry. Town artisans, restaurant owners and tour operators alike depend on the thousands of tourists from around the world who come to Montezuma every year for its sandy beaches, picturesque waterfalls, and canopy excursions. By offering free English classes to local residents, Proyecto Montezuma enables them to secure jobs in Costa Rica's growing tourism industry.

Get Your TEFL Certification

For travelers interested in getting more involved with the local community, Proyecto TEFL offers all the fun of Proyecto Montezuma, along with the opportunity to earn your internationally-recognized Teaching English as a Foreign Language degree. Not only will trainees earn an official TEFL certification, they will be helping Proyecto Montezuma provide much-needed English instruction to local children and adults. Learn More »