Last updated: Mar 12, 2019
Employment project Los Laureles converts into a school !
For years Foundation El Arbol supported an employment project. Carpentry Los Laureles, in Chinandega, a workshop that is supporting all kinds of activities and is under supervision of the foundation. The core business of Los Laureles was production of furniture for the local market.
The women of "Los Laureles" participated in the feminist congress of Latin America and the Caribbean, held in 1999 in the Dominican Republic and in 2003 in Costa Rica. The conference was funded by foundation "Mama Cash" and the "Global Fund for Women.
FromDenmarkcameinterested inproject "Los Laureles". Danish NGO Nepenthes gave through the Danish Government (Danida) support for a market research furnituremaking for women.
In total, over the years in the workshop trained over 150 women in technical skills.