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Day 11: Buenos Porvenir!

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Back to the daily grind in Porvenir! We were up early for a seven a.m. departure. Not a big deal considering that most days a few of us are often up before the roosters and the stray dogs that populate SJV. Sunday seems to be the day of music. From sunrise until after sunset, the ...Read more.

Day 10: A Day at the Beach

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Today we took a break from the project to explore the coast of El Salvador, famous to all the world-class surfers out there. The rotary club from New Hampshire graciously invited us to the beach house, named ‘El Otro Lado’. Literally this means “the other side”, which is exactly what the beach house feels like. ...Read more.

Day 4: Softball Champions!

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Hola nuestros amigos! Today we were challenged by the San Jose Villanueva women’s softball team. We met them at the town field to play one 8 inning game of softball in the hot Salvadoran sun. Beads of sweat began to trickle from our brows as we watched the SJV team stroll in with their crisp ...Read more.

Day 3: Exploration and Super Mutation

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Buenos dias! Our third day in El Salvador was full of exploration. We started our morning with an exciting ride to El Porvenir. Our friend Felipe picked us up in his bright red pick up truck. Our group has worked with Felipe since the beginning of the El Porvenir project (about 3 years). Felipe is ...Read more.