Rachel Stevenson

El Salvador Blog: Awareness Raising and the Story of Nuevo Gualcho

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Posted on 2:21pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

As part of my role as community relations, this week our team organised a día de concientización, or awareness day. It turned out to be a great success, with over 200 people from the community attending!

Rachel Stevenson

El Salvador Blog: Recycling, Dancing and a Radio Appearance

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Posted on 11:56am Wednesday 26th February 2014

This week, the physical work finally started: we are building a centro de acopia, or recycling centre, from recycled materials, including bricks made of plastic bottles filled with earth and crisp packets.

Rachel Stevenson

El Salvador Blog: Presidential Elections in Nuevo Gualcho

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Posted on 12:38pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

In Nuevo Gualcho, the community where I am living, red flags of the left-wing party FMLN line the streets. I am told there is only one family out of the 500 that live here who won’t be voting for them.

Rachel Stevenson

El Salvador Blog: First Impressions

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Posted on 12:22pm Monday 27th January 2014

Hola! I will be spending the next 10 weeks in El Salvador on an environmental project with International Citizen Service, a government-funded scheme that sends 18-25 year olds to volunteer in developing countries.

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