Showing posts from April, 2020

Partnering during a Pandemic: Supporting Education When School is at the Kitchen Table

Six weeks.  As adults, we can reflect on our increased or decreased work loads, our loneliness or frustration with too much communication, and our access or lack of access to food.  For some, this time is having a positive impact on their physical health, mental health, and family relationships, for others it is not.  We can think about this and talk about this, and it is good to do so. But what about the kids? If you have children or youth or young adults in your home, and perhaps you are now navigating their educational life as well as every other aspect of their lives, you know that the kids are struggling with all the worries and feelings and good stuff and bad stuff surrounding this pandemic. If you are connected with children and youth and young adults in El Salvador, perhaps you are wondering what their situations are like right now, what their worries are, how they are receiving education, or if they have enough food.  As ministry leaders or scholarship sponsors

Just Click: Covid-19 Diversion Episode

Here are a few pics from the camera roll from January, February and March 2020.  Community Art:  The View from the Passenger Seat. These first few pics were taken along Bulevar de Malta in San Salvador, where the shrubberies are part of the fun! Wait a minute, before we get to the pig, we need to check out the bicyclist. Oh, hello ladies! Whatever this creature is, it has platypus feet.  Are those rakes?  Clearly a photo during the rainy season needs to be scheduled.  And, look closely at the cowgirl. Over on Constitution, you will find wooden tricycles and scooters posing as planters. Hermano, Bienvenido A Casa - Welcome home, brother This monument was originally named "Hermano Lejano" and was constructed in 1994 to honor all of the Salvadorans who had left the country and whose hard work was (and is) a vital support for Salvadoran families and the Salvadoran economy.  The monument was renamed in 2002 as a sign of welcome to Salvadorans retu