El Salvador

Jesuit New Orleans students in Los Ramirez, El Salvador

“We hope you will come back and visit us and play with the students on the finished court.” The president of the community association said tearfully as she said her final thank you and goodbyes to the group of 13 students from Jesuit High School in New Orleans. “You are all now family, like children […]

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St John\’s Students in Las Minas, El Salvador

Day 1 The day was June 24, everyone woke up at about 2:00 a.m. to get ready to go to the airport.  I was a little nervous right when we left because we would be gone for a long time and I hadn’t been on a plane for years. Everything went well until we landed […]

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St. John’s Jesuit HS Students in El Salvador

Students from St. John’s Jesuit High School joined Peace Corps volunteer Greg Taylor and local community members to build a court in the sleepy town of La Peña, El Salvador, population 200.  Located in northern part of the country just across the quiet valley from where the last Courts for Kids court was built, a […]

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Jesuit HS NOLA students to El Salvador

Fourteen students, an administrator and priest from Jesuit High School in New Orleans, alongside two Courts for Kids representatives, three Peace Corps Volunteers and a wealth of involvement from the community recently completed the first ever Courts for Kids project in El Salvador.  Here are some words from the Courts for Kids representative and the […]

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