In 2002 Maarten and Matthijs, the founders of the foundation, are in Costa Rica for the first time. They immediately fell in love with the rainforest. But they also noticed the speed in which it disappears. They wanted to do something about this and protect this beautiful rainforest.
That is how and why the Work with Nature Foundation was established, back in 2011. The founders used their own money to buy the first piece of rainforest in a very sensitive area. In the following years, the foundation was expanded with a board, advisory board and a large number of volunteers, and many contributors joined to help the cause. We’ve achieved so much since then.Read what we’ve been up to