Education as a Path of Defense

Education as a Path of Defense: Arming the world with knowledge -by Suzy Marselis Could there be a war that doesn’t know defeated man? A peaceful fight, in which we all would win? Should that not be the only war we fight? Wars are fought today, all around the world. Wars with winners and losers, butContinue reading “Education as a Path of Defense”

Step 2: Establish local organization

The progress in Tasajera Island has been consistent, but a bit slow. This is not something negative, because community engagement should not be rushed; enough time should be allocated to engage with all people in the community. It is important to understand their issues, needs, and priorities. I’ve been in El Salvador for one month now,Continue reading “Step 2: Establish local organization”

Step 1: Community Engagement – Education

During the period of October 25 – 31 in Tasajera Island, I set out to investigate the current academic situation in the community. I met with the teacher and the director of local public school and toured the facility. The first-hand experience, besides learning of the teacher’s perspective, reassured me of the urgency in which EMANAContinue reading “Step 1: Community Engagement – Education”