Celebrating Fathers

Celebrating Fathers

This past week, we celebrated father’s here in El Salvador. Oddly enough, statistics show that the majority of children do not live with a father figure present in their lives. The impact on lives and the society is huge. We believe that the role of the father is...
Pretty Amazing Ladies!

Pretty Amazing Ladies!

Our hope at La Casa is that children experience the saying, “Love runs in families.” The children we serve come from hard pasts, difficult pasts that have left a lasting mark on their lives, their hearts and souls. And no, we do not see ourselves as stepping in and...
Small Steps Make a Difference

Small Steps Make a Difference

Uno de los programas que hace única a La Casa de mi Padre es nuestro Programa Familiar. El Programa Familiar en La Casa es una de las áreas centrales dentro del programa terapéutico. La Casa trabaja intencional y profundamente con las familias de los niños para lograr...

Learning Time! / Aprendizaje!

In the United States, everyone is heading back to school. Some are already in school, some are starting soon and others are waiting until after the Labor Day holiday. Here in El Salvador, we are in our last trimester of school. Our children are heading into their last...

Celebrating Independence day

Celebrating Independence Day This Thursday, we celebrate Independence Day. On September 15, 1821, El Salvador and four other Central American Countries gained their independence from Spanaird rule. It is believed that the earliest inhabitants were Pipil, descendants...

Celebrating! / Celebrando!

During the month of June, we had a party. Two of our girls had celebrated a special birthday this year, turning fifteen. And a fifteenth birthday is a big deal in Latin culture. It is a time when becoming a young lady is celebrated with family and friends. Many times,...