USAID’s SolucionES project links businesses to community needs to promote social investment.
In San Jose Villanueva, a small town in El Salvador, schools are scarce and there are no preschools. Children start first grade without knowing how to write their names, or even know the ABC. But a very strong young woman is determined to change that.
USAID’s SolucionES Project promotes effective parenting roles as a basic tool for violence prevention.
USAID SolucionES Project provides youth with tools to become positive community leaders who make a difference.
The SolucionES Project helps communities in El Salvador unite and develop adult and youth leaders, an important element to stop violence from spreading and start promoting peaceful coexistence. To do this, SolucionES carries out leadership training for youth to improve their communication skills, project management, human rights, and other areas.
USAID’s SolucionES Project in El Salvador encourages youth to overcome their fears and become agents of change and leaders in their communities
Helping youth become more involved in improving their communities is a major part of USAID’s SolucionES violence prevention project in El Salvador.
Douglas Cruz is a 21-year-old resident of San Martin, El Salvador. Since he was a little boy he has helped his mother, his greatest role-model, with her business. A quiet young man, he always had difficulty attending school because of his family’s limited resources. Although he is optimistic and has many goals, he had trouble discovering all of his abilities.
Last updated: October 19, 2015