Tag Archives: Philadelphia

New scholarship recipients in San Vicente / Nuevas becarias y becarios en San Vicente

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Yesterday, new young men and women attended Cripdes San Vicente’s meeting to become new scholarship recipients. They are taking the places of those who graduated last year. They were accompanied by their relatives and, in some cases, by community board members. The three of them signed an agreement that states that […]

Are you interested in attending a Popular Education Workshop?

Have you heard about our popular education workshops? How about being part of a 2-4 hour long session? Our very own Zulma Tobar will be joining CRIPDES’ president Bernardo Belloso and will develop workshops that will cover the following: Great personal learning experiences Analysis of Reality What is popular Education Popular Education in El Salvador […]

National Gathering 2018

If you haven’t had the chance to attend a national gathering before, why don’t you give it a try this year?   US-El Salvador Sister Cities will hold its National Gathering in Philadelphia, PA in October.   Activities begin on the evening of Friday, October 5th with a special interactive Historical Memory event from 6 […]

Philadelphia Interfaith Builders Delegation – July 2007

Since 1999 the Philadelphia Interfaith Builders Delegation has been visiting El Salvador every two years. They have worked alongside Salvadoran communities to rebuild houses destroyed by Hurricane Mitch, and likewise have constructed community buildings in a number of communities in San Vicente. This July they worked hand in hand with the community of El Milagro […]

San Vicente Scholarship Program Update, September 6 2006

CRIPDES San Vicente held its monthly Scholarship Student Program Assembly the 25th of August. Currently there are 19 scholarship students participating in the program, from the communities of San Bartolo, Guajoyo, Las Anonas, La Ceiba, amongst others. Sister Cities, through the support of the Philadelphia and Austin Committees, supports 14 of these scholarship students, with […]