25th Anniversary Celebration Followup

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Sunday afternoon, October 14th, over 50 people gathered at McDonnel St. Activity Centre to celebrate FoHC. Jim McCallum spoke about the early days and his work with Sister Maria Rosa. David Cain, past president created a wonderful video of archival footage along with greetings and congratulations from Mae, Churrie and Carolina, (the president of the Board of Sociedad Amigos de los Niños) and the boys from Casa Noble. Honduran student, Ivin Matute spoke about her time in Canada and her studies in Tourism at Fleming College. Her sister, Fany, also in her final year, is studying business. Both girls have...

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Summer Sports Program at the Children's Village

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We are happy to let you know that the very successful summer sports program at the Children's Village will run again this coming December, January and February when the children are out of school. The December 2-9th brigade is taking 90+ towels to go with the 90+ bathing suits that were provided last year by the generosity of Sunblockers store in Lakefield and their supplier TYR. This program is sponsored entirely by Friends of Honduran Children.

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English Classes in the Children's Village

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The Saturday morning English classes that are offered on Saturdays to children in Nuevo Paraiso Children's Village continue to be a success, thanks to the high-quality instruction provided by ESL teacher Luis Aguilar. Luis teaches four different classes with a total of 80 students. This educational opportunity, which is made possible by the donations provided by Friends of Honduran Children supporters, is making a difference in the lives of these children. Developing a base knowledge and fluency in English will open doors to future educational and employment opportunities for them. In order to strengthen the listening comprehension component of his...

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Pictures from Reyes Irene Valenzuela School for Girls

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Choni, the director of Reyes Irene Girls’ School and Mary Jaynes, FoHC board member while on tour at the school in the fall of 2017. The students at Reyes Irene school present their stories through song poetry and presentation to all the Canadians who come for a visit.

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Churrie, Mae, and the new Principal’s Office

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If ever you go to Honduras with FoHC, Churrie and Mae are at the airport to greet you. They take care of all the brigaders, ensuring excellent translation services when needed. All details of the trip are taken care of in a professional and thoughtful manner. They are standing in front of the new principal’s office at Nuevo Paraiso elementary school. This is the “before” photo of the new office that Grace Brigade built in 2017.

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