Tag: El Salvador

Alternative Spring Break: El Salvador

Monday: Monday, the 16th of March, was our first day of work. We all woke up around 6am, had breakfast at 6.30am and left for the village in Ahuachapan around7.30am. There, some of us first bought some jewelries, aprons or other items made by the women of the co-op. Coffee was definitely the most popular product! We could either…

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Digging Deep in El Salvador

The first two days working at the site have been exhausting yet completely rewarding. Since we are teaching entrepreneurship as well as building, we split into two groups of 5 people – one group teaches in the morning while the other builds and vice versa after lunch. Luckily I’m with the group that works in…

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Habitat El Salvador – Day 1 – Hiba

12 hours. That’s how long it takes to get from Boston to San Salvador. Or at least that’s how long it took us to get there. We stopped for some nice Chinese food from Panda express along the way to make the trip shorter. As we changed planes, gathered luggage, and set forth for our…

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