Seeing life from a different perspective

Seeing life from a different perspective Mourning the death of his grandmother, failing nearly every course, living in a different city from his parents, and making poor decisions, Emmanuel felt he was losing control of his life. He was in the sixth grade when on February 14, his grandmother was admitted to the emergency room. […]

Q&A with Celina

We sat down with our co-founder and VP of Programs, Celina de Sola, to discuss the results of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile’s study on our programs. In our conversation, Celina reflects on the importance of evaluating our programs through independent and highly respected institutions and the components that make our Community Schools model […]

Meet Eduardo

Eduardo lives in a community that is heavily stigmatized due to violence. Opportunities to break from the vicious cycle of poverty and violence are limited. Making it difficult for Eduardo, as well as his classmates, to believe in themselves and dream of a brighter future. In 2012, Eduardo joined the Debate Club and said this […]

Meet Karla

  Karla is a sixth grader from a small rural village in El Salvador. She joined our Girls Club two years ago where she meets with a group of peers and a mentor to learn about self-esteem, women’s health, life skills, financial literacy and entrepreneurship every week. Karla’s family lives in poverty, but Karla’s entrepreneurial […]

This year, Glasswing turns 10. We turn 10 together!

As Glasswing celebrates its tenth anniversary, the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile is releasing a rigorous, independent study on Glasswing’s Community Schools programs. The study gives us and everyone who makes our work possible so much to celebrate. We couldn’t be prouder of our staff, volunteers, students, partners, and donors. The research, led by Lelys […]

Community School Spotlight: IMPACT

San Pedro Sula, Honduras has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. Youth are at risk of being exposed to violence every day. Since 2013, Glasswing and its partner HanesBrands, Inc. have been working together to provide youth with more opportunities and keep them in school longer through our Community Schools program. Coming on the heels […]

Learning with LEGO

Glasswing International and the LEGO Foundation have formed a partnership that will benefit approximately 10,000 children and youth. The foundation donated 600 LEGO brick boxes and trained more than 60 people from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in using LEGO bricks to facilitate learning. The collaboration between the two organizations promotes learning through play as […]

New Frontiers for Glasswing: Extending Our Presence to the Caribbean, Mexico, Houston, and New York City

In the last six months, we have extended our presence in the Dominican Republic by opening our first office. We have also widened our programmatic reach by hosting our first volunteer projects in Mexico City, Houston, and New York City. We are delighted to expand our programmatic work to reach more communities in Latin America, […]

FC Barcelona Foundation launches first partnership in Central America with Glasswing

We kicked off 2017 by launching a partnership with the FC Barcelona Foundation through the FutbolNet program. The program offers an education methodology that promotes developing life skills through soccer and other sports. Members of the FC Barcelona Foundation’s technical team hosted workshops in El Salvador to expose staff, student leaders, and volunteers to the […]

Glasswing students head to Costa Rica to compete in World Robot Olympiad 

Henry, Naomy, and Gerardo are members at the Robotics Club at P.S. Republic of Canada in San Salvador, El Salvador. They form part of the group that attended the national elimination round for the World Robot Olympiad in Soyapango, El Salvador last year. In the event, more than 30 student teams, mostly private school students, […]

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