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03 August 2006
Giving children a break from El Salvador’s markets by Julie Thompson
Lauren McElroy teaches working children in El Salvador as a volunteer with the Angeles Descalzos ('fallen angels') programme. (Photo: Courtesy Global Volunteer Network)
El Salvador is not only a “country of beautiful beaches, dramatic scenery, and friendly people”, but of poverty, suffering and child labour too. This is what Lauren McElroy of USA found during her volunteer work there, helping children working in marketplaces to learn and play.  Read article
From: Global Volunteer Network, New Zealand
02 May 2006
Volunteer work ‘lifts’ their spirits by W. Evan Golder
Why would people volunteer to give up two weeks of vacation and pay $550 and airfare to a foreign country to work for nothing? For three primary reasons: gratitude, enjoyment and service, say 57 American volunteers who went to El Salvador to offer eye-care services to thousands of local people.  Read article
From: Episcopal Life, USA
05 December 2002
El Salvador declares IVD as National Day of Volunteers 
San Salvador: The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador today declared that 5 December -- the International Volunteer Day -- is now to be recognized as the National Day of Volunteers.  Read article
13 November 2002
RESULTADOS DEL TALLER LOS LOGROS DE LA CELEBRACIÓN Y SEGUIMIENTO DEL AIV2001: PERSPECTIVAS PARA EL FUTURO DEL VOLUNTARIADO EN EL SALVADOR 
01 November 2001
Proyecto de Ley sobre Voluntariado - El Salvador -