Surviving Tough Times

A lesson on a mother’s resiliency

By Henry Flores

November 15, 2021 | 40 Years 40 Lessons


In this audio story, Estela, mother of sponsored child Tatiana in El Salvador, shares how she and her family are surviving and thriving in the pandemic.

Estela didn’t have a chance to pursue her own dreams of an education, but she’s working to make sure nothing stops her children from getting that opportunity.

About the author:

Henry Flores guides Unbound’s team of reporters based in five regions around the world. His work covering the life stories of sponsored individuals and their families has deepened his belief that they’re more than capable of reaching their goals while building their own paths out of poverty.