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Nueva Esperanza

Meet our Salvadorean friends

Published on: Fri Jun 27, 2014
Author: Maureen Russell
Meet our Salvadorean friends

Nueva Esperanza is a rural community in the Bajo Lempa area of Usulután, on the Pacific coast of El Salvador. Built by refugees who returned to the area from which they had been driven out during El Salvador's bitter decade of civil war, dictatorship and rule by death squads, the community has made slow but impressive progress. It receives some support from solidarity groups around the world, including UK-based ESNET. Maureen (Mogs) Russell writes the first post in what is planned to be an occasional…

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