The children’s summit on May 26th was a great success, thanks to our many generous donors! Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I’ll
let the photos from that daytell the story...
Number of Participants:30 children from Mejicanos, 26 from Joya Grande,and 9 from Santo Tomás
for a total of 65 partici-
pants between the ages of 4 and 14 years old, ac-companied by 9 adults from the communities and
9 facilitators from SSPAS and CEIBA.
Themes:Disasters, first aid, and risk management
presented by the Children’s Emergency
Committees of Joya Grande
Children’s rights and the Law for the Inte-
gral Protection of Children and Adoles-
cents presented by the Children’s Violence
Prevention Committees of MejicanosObjective: Children from differentcommunities in El Salvador learn
from one another’s experiences and
strengthen their leadership abilitiesthrough sharing their knowledge andteaching others what they havelearned in their respective formations.