Tag: El Salvador

Fuller Center home encourages single mother to build a life in El Salvador

Fuller Center home encourages single mother to build a life in El Salvador

Four years ago in El Salvador, single mother Evelyn Martinez-Palacio found herself in a predicament. She no longer had anywhere to live, and nowhere she found to rent was affordable for her family. Faced with no other option, Evelyn moved herself and her children into a notoriously dangerous area on the outskirts of their city, […]

Ahuachapán families helped tremendously by new partnerships

Ahuachapán families helped tremendously by new partnerships

Gente Ayudando Gente, the Fuller Center’s local building partner in Ahuachapán, El Salvador, has plenty of hard-working families to put into homes. Thanks to the new team of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and New Story Charity —along with Fuller Center supporters — these transformations can begin taking place sooner than families ever imagined possible. […]

Act now to have your August donation doubled and help more children like Melissa

Act now to have your August donation doubled and help more children like Melissa

When we first caught up with Melissa and her family in November, they were among the dozens of families living in flimsy shacks on a muddy hillside in the Monseñor Romero slum community of Nuevo Cuscátlan, El Salvador. This year, thanks to Fuller Center for Housing supporters, 90 families are moving into safe and healthy […]

The best way to stop illegal immigration is at its source

The best way to stop illegal immigration is at its source Rocia and her family now have a safe home.

  UPDATE: Mother who considered sneaking into United States talks about how getting a Fuller Center home helped her avoid making such a desperate journey. Click here to learn more.   Reasonable people — and sometimes unreasonable people — can disagree on the issue of illegal immigration to the United States. Get 20 folks in […]

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, New Story team up for Fuller Center project

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, New Story team up for Fuller Center project

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and New Story Charity are teaming up to fund a new community of Fuller Center homes in the El Salvadoran community of Ahuachapán, a rural community mostly consisting of coffee farming families where The Fuller Center first began working in 2014. Already this year, New Story has backed the […]

In their own words: Four El Salvadoran families express thanks for new homes

In their own words: Four El Salvadoran families express thanks for new homes

In January, The Fuller Center for Housing announced a new partnership with crowdfunding experts New Story Charity — a partnership that would begin this year with a project to move 90 families from the rural slum village of Monseñor Romero in Nuevo Cuscátlan, El Salvador, into simple, decent houses. This is New Story’s first experience with The […]

VIDEO: A chat with Fuller Center President David Snell

VIDEO: A chat with Fuller Center President David Snell

Fuller Center President David Snell held his first Facebook Live video chat and talked about recent happenings with the affordable housing ministry — including the upcoming Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure from Seattle to D.C.; the partnership with New Story Charity that is producing great results in El Salvador and is now under way in Bolivia; […]