Remote learning was the response after classes in public and private schools were suspended due to the COVID-19 crisis back in March. Entrepreneurs with children
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.
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