Celebrating with Neighbors

Celebrating with Neighbors

When we were blessed to be able to purchase La Finca El Milagro property in 2005, we knew that getting to know our neighbors and learning to be good neighbors would be a priority in living in the community. The very first event held on the property was December of...
Celebrating El Salvador

Celebrating El Salvador

September 15 is a special day for five Central American countries: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador. Each celebrate the anniversary date of independence from Spain. It is a day filled with parades, performances, eating traditional foods and...
Helping our Neighbors

Helping our Neighbors

When we purchased the piece of property where La Casa de mi Padre is located, we knew that investing in the community around us would be essential to safety, growth and being good neighbors. Over the years, many of our neighbors have come to feel a bit like family. We...
The Gift of a Bicycle

The Gift of a Bicycle

I bet most of us had a bicycle growing up. Bikes are good exercise, but they also give a sense of freedom as we sail along paths at a much faster rate than walking or even running. They develop many skills, both physically and emotionally. Additionally, we have the...
Playing at Night

Playing at Night

We all know what it is like to have an idea and wait to see it to fruition. For years, our houseparents have asked that we consider illuminating the soccer field and basketball court so that they could be used at night. In El Salvador, it gets dark between 6:00 and...