El Salvador is a country with a turbulent history: Despite the civil war in the country ending in January 1992, poverty, high unemployment and gang violence still make life very difficult, especially for women and young people.
Farming communities are struggling to grow their crops on poor land.
Climate change is causing more extreme weather in El Salvador with floods, droughts and tropical storms becoming more frequent.
CAFOD has worked with local partners and communities in El Salvador since 1974.
We are inspired by Saint Oscar Romero and his insistence on the need for peace, justice, equality and respect for human rights.
In El Salvador, our projects focus on agriculture, promoting a culture of peace and justice, and empowering women.
Please join us on Tuesday 28 July at 11 am-12 noon with the priests and volunteers who visited El Salvador, to learn more about the rich history and our work in the country today.
Register to join us.