Person-to-Person Exchanges in El Salvador

by Cailtin Stiglmeier, M.D. mailto:cstiglmeier@gmail.com encuentros breves crean amistades duranderas¬† Cuban proverb Abstract: Every year, seventy-five high school students from Central New York State alight in rural el Salvador for a week-long adventure involving international aid, manual labor, no plumbing, and no Facebook.¬† As a pediatrician, I’ve had the privilege of joining this group three years in a row. What ensues during this week is nothing short of chaotic and miraculous. Keywords: global health, travel, el salvador, young life. The third year for myself. The first time for many. The tenth year of partnership with this rural community in Rancho Grande, El Salvador. Every year another adventure, a week of … Continue reading

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