Happy Thanksgiving! 1

Happy Thanksgiving!

In the spirit of the holiday, Programa Velasco’s women entrepreneurs, children, families, and staff made a video to share the many reasons why we are grateful for you!

Happy Valentine's Day! 2

Happy Valentine’s Day!

On this day full of love and appreciation for you, our friends, our volunteers from the University of Central America created a video to share how much we value your friendship.   Want to make a gift to your friends in El Salvador?? Teachers made an Amazon wish list of the supplies they’ll need this […]

Teachers Day! 6

Teachers Day!

Teaching: not a science but a vocation Gabriela Mistral said, if you can’t love, don’t teach. An example of a teacher who demonstrated this love is Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub. She was selected out of 8,000 candidates to receive the 2016 Global Teacher Prize. Hroub’s mission as an educator of children living in the midst of endemic violence is, day in and day out, to build an environment of peace, harmony, and security within those tiny walls of her classroom by means of the methodology of learning through play.

Meet Pamela! 8

Meet Pamela!

Pamela, or Pame as we call her, is a fourth year psychology’s student at the Central American University José Simeón Cañas (UCA) and a few weeks ago she began an internship as a technical advisor for the entrepreneurs of the Women’s Empowerment Project.

Parents got to be students again! 9

Parents got to be students again!

The kids are not the only ones who get to be students at the Center! As part of the holistic educational experience and support services that families have access to, parents and guardians participate in monthly parent workshops where they learn and discuss different themes related to early childhood education and development.