El Salvador is located between Guatemala and Honduras on the Pacific Ocean. This Central American country is about the size of Massachusetts and over 6 million people call it home. Almost 40% of those people are forced to live below the poverty line due to a severe lack of employment opportunity. Serrv partners with artisans in rural El Salvador to provide access to markets for their handcrafts.
El Renacer Chalateco
Chalatenango, a mountainous area in the northeastern corner of El Salvador, suffered great losses during El Salvador's internal armed conflict. El Renacer Chalateco, Spanish for "A New Beginning in Chalatenango," started after the signing of the peace accords in 1991 to provide people affected by the war with a new beginning.
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