Building a Culture of Inclusion in El Salvador



Improve the standards of living youth residing in high rates of socio-economic vulnerability of the municipality of San Jose Villanueva, Department of La Libertad, strengthening capacities and quality of work in economic initiatives involving young people in the municipality.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The area of the proposed intervention for this project is the San Jose Villanueva municipality in the Department of La Libertad, that has been one of the municipalities which in recent years has been seriously hit by violence, as well as the high rates of poverty.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project will start workshops of vocational training in screen-printing to a group of 20 youth community members, between the ages of 15 and 24 in order to promote holistic personal, mental, and emotional development, while distancing them from unproductive and dangerous activities. This program focuses its efforts on giving young people the opportunity to express themselves while learning to relate

Potential Long Term Impact

Children and youth that participate in the program will learn skill in graphic art but to create the opportunities needed to generate a change in their community. Through art they will experience the importance of culture in the society and will acquire the motivation and knowledge needed to develop entrepreneurial ventures that will benefit their communities and bring credibility back to their neighborhoods.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $150

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $150 .  The original project funding goal was $15,730.


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Felipe Ramos

Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Building a Culture of Inclusion in El Salvador
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