U.S. Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte, along with Alfredo Cristiani, president of the Raíces Foundation; Ricardo Sagrera, founder and President of the ¡Supérate! Program; and Thania Segura, from Microsoft Latin America, inaugurated the seventh ¡Supérate! Center, the Raices Center in Soyapango.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Improving Access to Employment Program, along with Fe y Alegria and the Salvadoran Professional Training Institute (INSAFORP) awarded certificates to 50 new guidance counselors, who were trained in the use of the specialized portal “Choosing my Future” www.elijomifuturo.com.
Through a unique U.S. government initiative to promote tax reform and sound financial management, 53 municipalities competed for grants that will be used for crime prevention activities.
U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte, awarded scholarships, valued at more than $1.3 million, to 53 students, under USAID’s SEED Program.
SAN SALVADOR– USAID’s $21.4 million Justice Sector Improvement Project will provide support to the Government of El Salvador to reduce impunity and improve citizen trust in government institutions, through a more cohesive, effective, and transparent justice system. The Justice Sector Improvement Project complements the U.S. and Salvadoran governments’ activities for crime prevention under the Partnership for Growth Joint Country Action Plan.
Last updated: May 07, 2014