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El Salvador Solidarity Project 2007 Itinerary


Fundación Hermano Mercedes Ruiz
Itinerary for WILL El Salvador Delegation 2007

Monday, 04/06/07
8:00 p.m. Arrival in San Salvador, El Salvador
9:30 p.m. Arrival in Centro Loyola

Tuesday, 05/06/07
8:00 a.m. Breakfast in Loyola
9:00 a.m. Talk with Cebes-Fundahmer.
10:30 a.m. Meeting with Gilda from Las Digas
12:30 p.m. Lunch in Loyola.
4:00 p.m. Historical lecture -Carlos García from Equipo Maíz  (history of El Salvador)
6:30 p.m. Dinner in Pupusería Nelys (typical Salvadoran food)

Wed., 06/06/07
6:30 a.m. Leave for El Canton
12:00 p.m. Arrival in El Canton
12:30 p.m. Lunch with the community and Sor Lydia.
1:30 p.m. Activities with the community and trip to the River.
6:00 p.m. Dinner at Loyola

Thurs., 07/06/07
7:00 a.m. Leave for Morazan
11:00 a.m. Arrival in the village community of Yancolo
12:00 p.m. Lunch in the community
1:30 p.m. Activities with the community
6:00 p.m. Dinner with the community
Home stay with Yancolo village families

Friday, 08/06/07
With Yancolo community all day
Home stay with Yancolo village families

Sat., 09/06/07
7:00 a.m.  Breakfast in the community.
8:00 a.m.  Farewell activities
9:00 a.m.  Leave for  Perquin (historic site)
10:00 a.m. Visit the Rió Sapo.
11:30 a.m. Visit El Mozote (historic site)
12:30 p.m. Lunch en Perquin.
1:30 p.m. Visit to the museum
2:30 p.m. Leave for San Salvador.
7:00 p.m. Arrive in Centro Loyola

Sunday, 10/06/07
8:00 a.m. Leave for San Ramón.
8:30 a.m. Arrive in San Ramón
9:00 a.m. Ceremony en “Pueblo de Dios en Camino”
11:30 a.m. Visit tomb of Oscar Romero at the National Cathedral
2:30 p.m. Artesan market
4:00 p.m. Leave for Planes de Renderos
5:00 p.m.  Puerta del Diablo (natural site)
6:00 p.m.  Dinner at Pupusería Paty

Monday 11/06/07
10:30 a.m. Meeting with delegate from ARENA (political party)
3:30 p.m.  Meeting with delegate from FMLN (political party)
7:00 p.m. Meeting with the Casa de la Solidaridad

Tuesday 12/06/07
8:30 a.m.  Rose Garden at the UCA (University of Central America)
9:00 a.m. Meeting with Oti and Women’s  Cooperative in Mariona
2:30 p.m. Leave for the community of Santa Cecilia
3:30 p.m. Community activities.
6:00 p.m.  Dinner in the community

Wed. 13/06/07
8:30 a.m. Leave for meeting with CRS (Catholic Relief Services)
9:00 a.m. Meeting with Rick Jones of CRS
2:30 p.m. Leave for the University of Central America
6:00 p.m.  Dinner at Café La Té.

Thursday 14/06/07
9:00 a.m. Leave for the Fe y Alegría school en la Chácara.
10:00 a.m. Activities with the community
12:30 p.m. Lunch in the community.
1:30 p.m. Meeting with CoMadres (Mothers of the Missing and Disappeared)
6:00 p.m. Dinner in Loyola

Friday 15/06/07
11:30 a.m. Arrive at a Casa de Frida (the beach)
1:00 p.m. Lunch at Casa de Frida
2:00 p.m. Time to rest and swim.
4:00 p.m. Leave for San Salvador

Saturday 16/06/07
8:00 a.m. Leave for Agricultural Center “Painted Rock”
9:00 a.m.  Activities with Center
12:30 p.m. Lunch in the community
7:00 p.m. Farewell Party with musical group, Fundahmer, and Casa de la Solidaridad

Sunday 17/06/07
12:15 p.m. Return to U.S.