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El Salvador

El Salvador

2017 Program:
July 12-22, 2017 - Registration deadline: April 10, 2017

2018 Program: 
June 20-30 - Registration deadline: March 20, 2018

Elements of The Program

Meet with people of faith, dedication, and courage who seek to improve their country from within. Learn first hand how trade agreements affect the lives of those in the countryside, how emigration is seen as the only viable alternative to survival. Learn about health care concerns, and how the immediate past has shaped the environment in this young and fragile democracy. Walk the holy ground of sites where Archbishop Romero, the four North American churchwomen, and others were murdered. Witness the efforts of a President seeking to improve life for the poor. Dialogue with U.S. Embassy personnel.
Come and see for yourself!

 

The following are events which will provide participants
with a superb overview of life in El Salvador:

• Walk through Salvadoran history through the eyes of Salvadorans.
• Visit a hospital that serves only the poor, and provides health services to those who would otherwise not have access to health care.
• Hear the experiences of Mothers of the Disappeared, a group which formed during the years of the civil war.
• Visit a rural area where people await clean water.
• Taste the bread at a rural bakery, providing employment for women.
• Dialogue with officials at the U.S. embassy.

Wall of Rememberance. Photo Credit: Rick Steves

Program begins and ends in San Salvador.

Program Fees:
El Salvador: $1,375
Registration Fee: $100.00 if registered by the deadline date.
*If past the registration date: $150.00 registration fee.
Click here for registration information

*Program fees are subject to change.
Air fare not included. All trips include transportation (except taxi to airport at the end of the trip), accommodations, and food (except one meal).  
 
"This experience has opened my eyes to the history
and living conditions of the poor in El Salvador
and Central America. I met people with great
determination and a vision for making changes."
~ F. S., Wisconsin