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,...

Kids aren´t the only ones learning

In January, we sent kids off to the start of a new school year, but kids are not the only ones “learning” within La Casa. Our staff has been busy learning how to be better leaders, better communicators, and safer workers. A small group from Atlanta , GA...