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Our commitment to an organic diet and promoting a balance of food on the plates of our communities has been the basis of all SALEM projects around the world. The idea of learning to consume plants from our garden is an initiative that is driven by the “Slow Food” sustainable food network of the Andean…

Due to the pandemic, we have not been able to receive international volunteers since March 2020. However, since the end of August our team has grwon and Julia and Felix from Austria are supporting us in SALEM for one year. What was your main motivation for volunteering abroad? Julia: I already had the idea of…

In Ecuador, November 1st is a big celebration as it is the “Day of the Dead”. This is a time of remembrance where families honor their loved ones who have passed away. The “Day of the Dead” is a time when families gather at the community cemetery with food offerings to remember their lost ancestors…

Thalia Velez is one of the girls who attended SALEM Center with her mother many years ago. Over the years she identified with SALEM and the love for life, she is now a vegetarian. For a long time she volunteered at our center sharing with our children the feeling of being SALEM in the community….

When we hear interculturality a few words that come to mind are culture, respect, values, colors, diversity and life. At SALEM we are celebrating Interculturality month with our children.  UNESCO refers to Interculturality as the presence and equitable interaction of diverse cultures and the possibility of generating shared cultural expressions through dialogue and mutual respect….

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