On Saturday our team organized our fourth annual school supply distribution for the kids of Armenia Bonito. This was the least chaotic of our four school supply events. Never before have so many kids received school supplies from us. We gave school supplies to 467 kids. The school year in Honduras begins in February and […]
The school year in Honduras runs from February to November. School is free and mandatory up to the sixth grade. But, children must provide their own uniforms and school supplies. The average person in Honduras earns only $3,000/year. This makes purchasing school supplies a luxury for many families. Because of the financial burden many kids […]
Our team is providing scholarships to five kids to attend high school. Only 1/3rd of Hondurans attend high school and for the poor community of Armenia Bonito high school is rarely an option. Our responsibility to these kids does not simply end at paying their tuition. Each week we sit down with them in an […]
In Honduras the average person makes less then $3,000 a year and the unemployment rate is above 30%. Because of this and the fact that free and compulsory education stops at the sixth grade, only 1/3rd of the kids attend school beyond the sixth grade. In an effort to make education a reality in Armenia […]
The first year of our high school scholarship program is complete. Three kids from Armenia Bonito completed their first year of high school within our program. The Honduran school year runs from February to November each year. Only 1/3rd of kids in Honduras attend school beyond the 6th grade. The average person in Honduras only […]
We are providing scholarships for four kids in Armenia Bonito to attend high school in the 2010 (Feb. – Nov.) school year. This is a great blessing for these kids and for this community. Less then 1/3rd of all Honduran kids attend school beyond the sixth grade. The average Honduran adult has attended 6.1 years […]
Monday is the first day of school for the kids in Honduras. With the generous help of supporters in the U.S. we are providing scholarships so that four kids from Armenia Bonito can attend high school. In Honduras education is compulsory up to sixth grade. The only way to attend school beyond the sixth grade […]
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