The powerful work of transformation

Chantal de Alcuaz is a member of Programa Velasco’s Board of Directors. She shares some thoughts below on why she participates on the board and why she believes in our work. 

When I visited El Salvador for a month in 2010 I was blown away by the faith and resistance I witnessed in the people, but also by the brutal legacy of decades of war and violence. I have been friends with Programa Velasco’s cofounder Annie Boyd since I met her on that visit and am honored to play some small role in solidarity and healing by serving on the Board of Directors of Programa Velasco.

Taking the bus in El Salvador


For the last two weeks we’ve talked about some of the broad basics regarding our scholarship families’ social and economic situation. This week we’d like to discuss one particular aspect of life in El Salvador that affects nearly all Salvadorans: public transportation.