El Salvador Stories

“We are still here”

El Salvador Stories, HIV/AIDS Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Elizabeth and José in their cornfield. Photo: Gillian Hoyer

“When I first met CoCoSI I thought I was going to die very soon,” says Maria (all names have been changed in this story for […]

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A World AIDS Day message

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AIDS Mural from El Salvador. Photo: Jose Zarate

December 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day when we stop to reflect on the 32 years this disease has been a stark and deadly […]

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Young Leaders Thrive Amidst Opposition

El Salvador Stories, Field Blog, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Stories by Region
Gillian Hoyer (bottom right) visits CoCoSI members in El Salvador.

By Gillian Hoyer, a PWRDF Youth Council member. Gillian is currently an M.Div. student at Huron College, London, ON, but her heart rests in the […]

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Combating AIDS in El Salvador

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Members of CoCoSI teach in schools, prisons and community workshops to raise awareness of and prevent the spread of HIV.

The Committee Against AIDS (CoCoSI) began its work in the rural Cabanas district of El Salvador in 1999.  At that point, five or six new […]

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CoCoSI Internationally Recognized HIV/AIDS Program in El Salvador

50th Anniversary Stories, El Salvador Stories, Featured
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June 16 Story: CoCoSI Internationally Recognized HIV/AIDS Program in El Salvador For the past ten years, the Committee Against AIDS (CoCoSI), a PWRDF partner in El Salvador, […]

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Partners report on El Salvador’s state of emergency

El Salvador Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Youth Stories
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PWRDF received the following report from Cristina Starr Founding member Radio Victoria, Victoria, Cabañas Department, courtesy Brenda Hubbard CoCoSI –both PWRDF partners in El Salvador. […]

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Tropical depression hits El Salvador

El Salvador Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories
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Alert from ACT International 1. Brief description of the emergency On November 8, as much rain fell on El Salvador in four hours as in four […]

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Street Smarts: Being transformed on the streets of San Salvador

El Salvador Stories, Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Youth Stories
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A reflection from El Salvador One never knows.  Working with at-risk-youth on the street, one just never knows what might happen to transform a meeting, […]

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The Light of Literacy

El Salvador Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories

El Salvador: Pew Bulletin Story 2001 Schooling is a child’s basic human right. PWRDF El Salvadoran partner, ADES (Social-Economic Development Association) operates a school in […]

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