Los Manantiales

The needs in Los Manantiales

Los Manantiales's Community is graduating

Los Manantiales’s community is making strong progress toward caring for all  its children, not just those who are sponsored. Together with other Canadians, you’ve played an important part in helping Los Manantiales get there. Thank you!


With the help of your generous and loving support, life in Los Manantiales has transformed. Children and families are much stronger now. The community has met its goals, and its members are working together to tackles new ones. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come. 

Located in El Salvador's Sonsonate province, Los Manantiales was one of the most impoverished in the country. Most families live in the rural area, where most of the roads are still made of dirt. The climate is humid and tropical. In the rainy season, access to some parts of the community is difficult. Some parts of the community are susceptible to flooding, while others are at risk of landslides.

Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Los Manantiales has improved. Children and families have grown stronger and are working together to overcome their challenges. Your support has opened doors that will have a lasting impact for years to come.
  • 41 individuals learned about child rights and protection issues to help ensure children's safety and participation
  • 404 preschool children are developing vital language and motor skills, setting a solid foundation for their education
  • 1,631 children and youth were trained in essential life skills such as critical thinking, self-esteem and communication
  • 25 teachers and volunteers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
  • 50 people were trained on practices to preserve and manage the environment and its resources

Explore Los Manantiales

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Los Manantiales,  is in Phase 3

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!