In memory of Hector Rivas who dedicated his life to work with children and last year dies because of violence. Project seeks that 100 Salvadoran children of low income & who are in social risk develop their creative, artistic, cultural, sports and human skills allowing them to be resilient in the face of the scourge of violence that affects children and young. Training is complementary to their formal education and seeks to motivate them to remain within the educational system or to be rejoining
Violence in El Salvador is serious problem the indices reflect that at least 10 homicides occur daily of which the majority are young. This phenomenon is due to different factors such as unemployment, low income, social marginalization and the exclusion in which many young people live. This puts children in a vulnerable situation, if they do not have spaces for their guidance and skills development these children look for other means to achieve their goals and mostly on them are non-lawful means
Project seeks to develop a work that contributes to the prevention of violence of at least 100 boys-girls through the use of free time as a complement to their formal education through the development of Painting, Drawing, Music and Sports workshops. In Addition, participatory life-education workshops will be taught in a transversal manner in all workshops. MOJE has been developing this work with the "Creative School" jointly with Youth of the Caracol Collective.
With the execution of this project we will have contributed to the construction of a culture of peace, preventing firstly that these children leave the education system and improving their self-esteem and resilience that allows them to face adverse situations that often leads them to get involved in gang groups and in this way we are contributing to the reduction of youth violence rates that currently exist in El Salvador.