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Building a Bridge to Dignity

For years, rural communities of the lower Lempa River Valley were isolated during the rainy season. Juan Carlos couldn’t get livestock to market and Juanita couldn’t take her child to the hospital. Promises to fix the roads and build a bridge across the Roldan River were broken. Organized by COFOA, 500 families came together in actions with the Mayor, the Governor, and the Ministry of Public Works to force the issue. Now, their roads are resurfaced and the bridge is scheduled for completion before the end of this year. Juan Carlos and Juanita feel a little dignity has being restored

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