Student and volunteer with ASAPROSARThe Asociación Salvadoreña Pro-Salud Rurual (Salvadoran Association for Rural Health), or ASAPROSAR, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the neediest families in El Salvador.

ASAPROSAR empowers the poor through health care, youth leadership training, environmental and nutritional education, micro-credit, and community development. Priority is given to children, youth and women in rural and marginalized urban settings.

First Parish Church members visit and serve for a week each year in February. The approximate cost of the trip is $2,200. You can learn more at

If you are interested in participating in a future trip and/or learning about student scholarship opportunities, please contact a trip leader:

Carol Ballantyne


Martha Brennan

View photos from a past First Parish Asaprosar trip in this slideshow: