Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) is an approach that has emerged to work with those who have gone through difficult or traumatizing situations. Through this approach, it
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the global economy and El Salvador has been no exception to those effects. The application of measures to prevent and
COVID-19 shook the health and economy of the modern world. Without an end in sight, there is more talk of a “new normal,” than returning
Sandra is a woman, a mother and an entrepreneur, and although like many women in El Salvador, she has never attended formal school herself, she
Because of social, economic and educational inequalities that persist in Salvadoran society today, not all women are able to obtain quality jobs that allow them
The measures taken to prevent the infection of COVID-19 within Salvadoran populations have been implemented since March, and have gradually caused the majority of business
As the COVID-19 emergency continues, the high levels of stress are negatively impacting the mental health of the Salvadoran population by increasing feelings of fear,
Geoffrey Hennies shared his experience visiting El Salvador and Programa Velasco.
In light of Earth Day we want to recognize the efforts of the children (and their parents) at the Child Development Center to establish a connection with the planet and care for the environment. Programa Velasco is proud to support families at the ANADES Child Development Center by providing access to educational field trips that reinforce what the children are learning inside the classrooms.
“I wish I had known this before” said Araceli, a Programa Velasco intern, before making a list of things that she didn’t know before coming to El Salvador for the first time. Araceli thought that a good way to celebrate National Volunteer Month was to share what she had learned during her time as a volunteer this past summer. It’s also a way to encourage someone who wants to be a volunteer or an intern in El Salvador and prepare them for their stay in the country.
The United Nations (UN) declares that February 20 is the “World Day of Social Justice”. The UN advocates that “The celebration of the World Day of Social Justice seeks to support the work of the international community aimed at eradicating poverty and promoting employment, fundamental principles and rights at work, gender equality, access to social welfare, and social justice for all. “
A group of Salvadoran women gifted with different talents, knowledge and skills, are willing to share them with graduated entrepreneurs of our Women’s Empowerment Project (WEP). These women are opening a path in their businesses and are taking every opportunity to acquire more knowledge and skills which they can implement to then improve their businesses.
- Remembering and recognizing our personal history is the first step to empowerment May 2, 2022
- Meet our newest 3 staff members!￼ April 21, 2022
- Breaking the Bias: “There’s no way a woman can work and give her family the love and attention they need. It’s not possible.” March 22, 2022
- Breaking the Bias: 42.85% of our women entrepreneurs in Tepecoyo dropped out of elementary school to focus on household chores. March 16, 2022
- The Strength of Women: More Real Than Ever March 8, 2022