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 […]

Meet Christian

My name is Christian Montano, I am 20 years old and am a My First Jóvenes Constructores beneficiary – a program implemented by Glasswing International in Ciudad Delgado, El Salvador. This initiative saved my life. Before joining the program, I faced a number of problems in my high school. I was also struggling financially and […]

Meet Mario

My name is Mario, I’m 25 years old and I’m a Glasswing volunteer. I teach Science Club and Debate Club. Growing up, I always felt passionate about helping kids, but my parents didn’t want me pursuing a career as a teacher. So when the opportunity to be a Glasswing volunteer presented itself, I saw it […]

Meet Claudia

My name is Claudia. I’m 14 years old and in the 9th grade.I grew up in the Las Palmas neighborhood of San Salvador, an area that has always been defined by poverty and violence. Growing up in Las Palmas was difficult. I was very combative with my teachers and didn’t do well in school. Four […]