Grace United Church Brigade (Nov. 15th-26th, 2019)
Seventeen, excited, eager folks are signed up to undertake more upgrades to the Nuevo Paraiso Children’s Village school in Honduras this November. Last year, the Grace Building Brigade constructed much-needed, washrooms with flush toilets and running water in the sinks; something most children had never experienced! Safety concerns are the focus of this upcoming trip. Increased traffic on the roads by the elementary school call for the need of a protective wall around the perimeter of the Nuevo school yard, and this brigade from Peterborough, Ontario is ready to provide. The Building Brigade plans to re-visit several area rural schools...Read More
Awareness Brigade (December 1-8th, 2019)
Have you ever dreamed of volunteering abroad? Of making a tangible difference in the lives of Honduran children?
Here’s your opportunity...Read More
My name is Judy Martin. I am a volunteer and donor with Friends of Honduran Children. I had the lifetime opportunity to join a FoHC brigade in March 2018. I hoped to find a child to sponsor. Our brigade leader told me be patient. One day, in particular, was scorching hot. A little boy in a long sleeve shirt, with shoes far too big for his tiny feet, trundled past me. I was shocked when I found out his actual age. He looked 2 years younger, likely because of malnourishment. His name is Yarin. I stretched out my hand and...Read More
Some of Our Children!
Ricci & sister, Sarahi Cindy Students at Transition House with Anne Morawetz Angie Marcela in 2012 Marcela in 2017!Read More
Global Kids Initiative
Friends of Honduran Children’s Education Committee is launching a new initiative called “Global Kids”. This 90-minute educational program, which is designed to help local children learn more about children around the world, will be offered to grade 2 teachers at schools in the Peterborough area. Using our work with children in Honduras as a context, volunteers from the committee will facilitate students’ participation in a variety of experiential activities. Through these activities, students will gain a deeper understanding of what commonalities and differences exist for children around the world. In an age-appropriate way, the session will explore themes including poverty,...Read More