Living in El Salvador


Water Pollution in El Salvador

Water Pollution in El Salvador. Getting Worse Every Year


The water pollution in El Salvador is getting worse every year. A 2020 report by the Salvadoran Ministry of the Environment revealed that 71% of Salvadoran river waters are qualified as bad, and 7.4% as poor. The country has less drinkable water due to the contamination of rivers, lakes, ponds, … Read more

Rural El Salvador

The Struggles of Living in Rural Areas of El Salvador


It is 4 a.m. in rural Ahuachapan in western El Salvador. Rogelio Campos, a worker on a private farm that grows corn and beans and raises cattle and pigs, has already been awake for 30 minutes, ready to start his working day. His wife Maria has been awake for longer. She makes the coffee and … Read more

Salvadoran High School students

Crime & Financial Problems Discourage University Enrollment in El Salvador


Layla Chávez, a 23-year-old accounting major from a small town in eastern El Salvador, was afraid when she moved to the capital to go to university. Not only was it a financial challenge, but she also takes care of … Read more

Moving to El Salvador

Living in El Salvador. Top Reasons for Moving to El Salvador


Living in El Salvador is an excellent option; every year, many people from different nations choose to make El Salvador their new home. Life in El Salvador is a unique and attractive experience worth exploring. Moving to El Salvador is a good option mainly because of the excellent tropical weather, … Read more

El Salvador Minimum wage

Minimum Wage in El Salvador for all Sectors


El Salvador’s minimum wage is $365.00 a month for the commerce, industrial, and service sector; $359.16 for the Maquila, manufacturing, and textile sector; $272.66 for the Coffee mill and Sugar cane harvesting coffee workers; and $243.46 for the agriculture, and coffee or cotton harvesting sector. According to Salvadoran authorities, El … Read more