Mission and Vision
The Gecko Restaurant
This group is located in The Indigenous Reserve of Boruca which is formed by several communities: Centro de Boruca, Rey Curré, in the South inter-American highway; Changuena, Maíz and Bijagual, all these in the Buenos Aires County. They preserve very few characteristics of their ethnic group and their indigenous language is disappearing, in spite of the efforts made by the University of Costa Rica. They have a farm economy based on the cultivation of basic grains, and the raising of pigs and cattle.
Their artistic expression is most commonly found in their weaving; they control the entire process from panting the seeds to collecting the cotton, to making the articles and coloring them with natural products. The use and preparation of the plans and culminates in the production of high-quality, brightly-colored articlesing .
The “Dance of the Diablitos” (Little Devils) their most important and wide-spread cultural event , it takes place annually at the end of December. The fight between good and evil is symbolized by the mask of the devils (good) and the bull (evil).