In the small, rural community of Calderitas in San Vicente, El Salvador, there are 280 students from Kindergarten through ninth grade. They have little to do outside of school hours, limited knowledge of nutrition or fitness, virtually no opportunities for either. With the help of a $475 Kids to Kids grant through World Connect, the local government and the local Peace Corps Volunteer, Calderitas will soon enjoy monthly sports tournaments for all the neighborhood children and a variety of sports: soccer, jump rope, hula-hoop, relay races, softball, volleyball, and basketball.
The organization's mission is to support children in their studies, stand up for children's rights in school, and to connect with the teachers and the principal to ensure children are receiving a qual... ...Learn more