Author Archives: International Partners

Togetherness

Article contributed (in Spanish) by Karla Monge. The last Friday of every month, the education centers of Suchitoto – from the communities of Aceituno, Palo Grande, and Alegría – participate in an event bringing them all together. (Sadly, the education … Continue reading

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Children’s Day and Halloween

Article contributed (in Spanish) by Karla Monge. On Thursday, October 31, 2019, the education center of Cacahuatal, Cabañas, celebrated the youth in the community during the day and Halloween at night. This activity was organized by Esmeralda Acosta (facilitator of … Continue reading

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Celebrating in Aceituno

Article contributed (in Spanish) by Karla Monge On October 25, 2019, the community of Aceituno, Suchitoto, had a party to celebrate rural children, adults, and women. This activity was organized by library facilitators and the ADESCO [community council] with the … Continue reading

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2018 IP Scholarship Recipient Launches Business

Article contributed (in Spanish) by Elba Rodríguez.   “The scholarship was the momentum to get started.  I knew that I didn’t have enough funds, but that was the impetus to take the path toward what I wanted to do.”   … Continue reading

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Reflections from a July Delegation

International Partners sent another two and a half week delegation of 13 delegates to a village called Alegría about 15 minutes out of Suchitoto in Cuscatlán. The goal of the delegation was to build a shaded community gathering area in … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the 2019 Scholarship Spotlight Series

Thank you, dear readers, for following our Scholarship Spotlights during the past few months! We have enjoyed sharing student interviews and goals with you. Fundraising for the 2020 school year has already begun. If you are interested in contributing to … Continue reading

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Scholarship Spotlight: Alexander (Hacienda Vieja)

Age: 16 years old Goals for 2019: Learn how to play guitar Learn how to drive a car Learn how to draw well Finish and expand the Project “Friends of Greenie” [Note: This is the name that some scholarship students … Continue reading

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Scholarship Spotlight: Luis (Hacienda Vieja)

Age: 11 years old Goals for 2019: Pass my grade level Make new friends Behave the best I can and, if I change, do it for the better — Edad: 11 años Metas 2019: Pasar de grado Hacer nuevos amigos Comportarme … Continue reading

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Scholarship Spotlight: Ivania (Hacienda Vieja)

Age: 20 years old Goals for 2019: Pass my classes Be able to play a song on the guitar Read books — Edad: 20 años Metas 2019: Pasar las materias Poder tocar una canción con la guitarra Leer libros

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Scholarship Spotlight: Yoselin (Alegría)

Age: 15 years old Goals for 2019: Finish my studies Get good grades in math (8) and science (9) Be responsible on my [weekly] day working in the library — Edad: 15 años Metas 2019: Terminar mis estudios Sacar buenas calificaciones en … Continue reading

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