Our GoFundMe is still live, and any additional money we raise will go first to purchasing more clean water filters to be distributed in the local community by Leah’s Changing Tides Foundation and next to help develop the women’s surfing community in Sindy’s hometown. “The seed is planted,” said Kassia Meador. “Now it’s just going to sprout.
We were communicating back and forth really finding out about women and life in El Salvador, and by day three or four of our trip, we realized that Sindy was the purpose of our trip. “For many, it’s difficult to be a woman in El Salvador,” Sindy told us. “Women work and struggle to make a living.
We also wanted to meaningfully engage El Salvador’s beautiful culture, and when we met Sindy, the goal posts shifted. “She had the biggest smile on her face,” said Leah Dawson “You couldn’t not see her.
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