Children Incorporated at work around the globe
Children Incorporated supports hundreds of children in El Salvador each year. Read stories about our work, and the impact that sponsorship makes on children here.
In El Salvador, children have two choices: try as hard as they can to stay in school or submit to the constant pressure to join neighborhood gangs. Organized crime is rife in El Salvador, and recruitment starts at an early age, when kids are at their most vulnerable. Often, their parents are working and the children are home alone—that’s when gang culture starts to come knocking, angling for loyalty and increasing their numbers. When parents […]