Paulino Salgado in the Newsprint story
May 25, 2010
After visits from American NGOs, several cultural events and meetings with local government officials, three times in the newspaper and once on TV isn’t a bad record for a small underprivileged school in Colombia. El Heraldo, the biggest paper in Barranquilla, has featured the students, the principal, and the volunteer from Paulino Salgado and has helped in our efforts to creating local awareness about the plight of displaced and ignored communities.
Please have a look at our school and project in the news! The articles are in Spanish but I’d be happy to translate if anyone is interested. Please let me know.
This article describes the African traditions and cultures which influence the curriculum used at Paulino Salgado as well as explaining a few of teh obstacles the school has overcome since it's creation in 2007.
This article was published on National Women's Day and describes the achievments made by the Director at Paulino Salgado, Denny Lloreda, and how her hard work has made her a leader in the movement for AfroColombian rights.
Featuring the current volunteer at Paulino Salgado, this article describes the benefits of volunteering in Colombia.
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