A recent article in the Prensa Graphic , a national Salvadoran newspaper, confirms what local residents near the Bay of Jiquilisco, have known for a long time. The water in the wells is toxic because of the cotton plantations of the past and the sugarcane plantations of the present. Salvadorans have witnessed friends and loved […]
Flooding is nothing new in the Lower Lempa. In fact, you could say that it brings out the best in people. Even before the low pressure system developed into Tropical Storm Agatha last Friday and Saturday, local leadership at La Coordinadora were working closely with municipal emergency committees throughout the Usulután region. Preparing for the […]
For more than two years now, I’ve been Liliana. When I come home on May 30, I will go back to being Jillian.
When you have 3 minutes to spare, take a peak at our amazing new video. It’s a fast-paced, powerful journey to our partner communities in El Salvador, focusing on how they overcame the trauma of war to begin forging their own destiny. Be forewarned, though — it packs an emotional wallop! Many thanks to our […]
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