Meet Osiris!

This year, as a 6 year old, it’s Osiris last one in the Center. She has been here since she was in the 2 year old class in 2013! She grown and learned so much since then!

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Meet Clara!

“Every day we learn something new” says Clara, to describe her experience within the Women Empowerment Project (WEP).

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Meet Ariana Elizabeth!

Ariana’s just turn five and she’s very cheerful and curious. She has been a student at the Child Development Center since she was 2 years old. She is always very excited for what she’ll learn in school!

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Meet Nicole!

In June, Nicole arrived in El Salvador to do a two-month internship with Programa Velasco as part of her program of study at the University of Chicago, where she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Social Work and Public Policy.

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Meet Lilian!

“I firmly believe that yoga can benefit a person at any age – a child, teenager, adult, or a senior”

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Meet Roxana!

“My knowledge and faith in God keeps me going” – this is what Roxana answered, when asked about how she face difficulties in her life.

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Meet Anderson!

Anderson is 3 years old, is his first year at the Child Development Center. he recibes a Velasco Program scholarship.

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Writing, reading and having fun!

The Kindergartens’ parents learned about the Center’s literacy process and methodology. Teachers who facilitated the workshop emphasized the importance of parents supporting and accompanying their child during this stage in their learning and development.

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Meet our future professionals!

Doctors, engineers, nurses, bakers, firefighters, police officers, and even a photojournalist! Kids dressed up as different professionals as part of last week’s theme, “Professions and Trades”.

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Meet Stephanie!

“What can I give to others?” This is a question Stephanie asks herself a lot. She is the newest member of the team and started working at the beginning of May as a lead teacher, with a focus on improving the pedagogy at the Child Development Center.

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Meet Mateo Alexander!

This week we are happy to introduce you to Mateo Alexander, a 4 year-old preschool student – who always greets with a hug and by saying, “Buenos Dias!” or “Buenas Tardes”

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Meet Evelyn!

“Artisanal jewelry takes on our human side. It’s a way of life.” This is how Evelyn described her business of making hand crafted jewelry since she stopped working in a maquila. She left the maquila job due to the high levels of stress and exhaustion that were negatively affecting her health.

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Meet Danae Nicole!

When you hang out with Danae Nicole, you get 100% pure fun. She’s a four-year-old who always knows what she wants and her playful spirit makes you want to join in her games. In these three years, Danae has learned a lot and we are working together to keep it that way.

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Meet Sonia!

Sonia expresses her ideas with certainty, understands her value as a woman and believes that “every woman has the right to be happy, no matter her how much money she has or how much she is going through”.

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