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”

Arriving to Tasajera

Rain had been pouring in El Salvador for 2 days already by the time me, Carlos Escalante, and volunteers from His Children Foundation, were on the road to Tasajera last Saturday Oct. 17. It had been one year and two months since I last saw Carlos, and he picked me up outside the house I was stayingContinue reading “Arriving to Tasajera”

First “Evaluation” of the work with the women of the island

If I let the last three visits of the Tasajera-island go through my mind I have to say: It`s really worth! I feel that there is much potential in the meetings with the women. Considering that it is a process of forming a group, especially of Salvadorian women, who are a bit shy, I thinkContinue reading “First “Evaluation” of the work with the women of the island”