Goal: $7,000 2011: $0 Oh no! Our beautiful pedestrian bridge, finished in 2005 for our 25th anniversary – it was smashed to pieces by a cement truck. Unbelieveably, no one was seriously hurt. But now we must rebuild one side, and, accomodate the new road widening.
Goal: $20,000 2012: $37,199 !! We are not quite sure, yet, how much increased expense we will incur this year and next. But these are the cost elements we are working from: Housemothers are paid about $5,000/year Ten housemothers = $50,000/year Salary of a qualified trainer: $10,000/year The new child care laws mandate training and […]
Goal: $75,000 2012 (Oct 31): $65,259! Poverty and the disruption of the internation drug gangs has left the thousands (!) of homeless children around San Salvador vulnerable to human trafficking – as servants, gang members, and worse. COAR is the refuge they need.
Goal: united hearts and minds! St. Rita Parish School, Solon, OH, K-8, has had a mission awareness project for a few years. This year (2012-2013, and beyond?) they are learning about El Salvador: How are the students alike? How are their daily lives different? What do all the students need? Wht do they have […]