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HISTORY
Achieving a lasting peace is the goal of education; the goal of politics
should be to keep us out of war...
- Maria Montessori

HISTORY

The Hilda Rothschild Foundation (HRF) was established (1995) as the umbrella organization for programs of local development launched in El Salvador.

Community Development Projects:

  • Santa Maria de la Esperanza, Santiago Texacuangos
    (1995-1999)
  • Joya Grande and adjacent communities of the Lake Ilopango region,
    (2000-2011)





GAINS OF HRF PROGRAMS 1995-2011.

I. Empowered women acquired skills for work in:
  • Bakeries
  • Computers
  • Montessori Education
  • Promoters in Education
  • Health Promoters
  • Micro-enterprise administration

II. Children acquired a solid base in education upon which to build their education. Children who attended the Montessori School at Joya Grande usually excel among the best students in primary and secondary school.

  • The health of the community improved through the HRF health programs that were focused on prevention.
  • Improvements in Health and the well-being of the community.


OUR PROGRAMS
  • Health and nutrition
  • Montessori based infant, pre-school, and after-school education for primary school students
  • Computer literacy
  • EDUCASA: Home based family literacy
  • LAMP: Literacy through Photography
  • Income-producing projects: bakery, computer-copy center, and pharmacy
  • The innovative Women’s Savings Plan designed to achieve


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