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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Grace Brigade (November 16-28, 2018)

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Thirteen brigaders from Grace United Church will be travelling to Honduras to undertake an other build project at the Nuevo Children’s Village. Continuing with Friends of Hondurans Children’s strategic plan for the village we will construct new washroom facilities at the elementary school. With the ever growing enrolment the existing washrooms are overworked and outdated. Last years construction was a jointly shared space for the principals office and an infirmary. Principal Gloria was overjoyed to have her own space, as the classroom she was using was needed for a teaching area. While at the village we connect with the 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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Education & Awarness Brigade (December 2-9, 2018)

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Dan Durst along with board members, Anne Morawetz and Don Bocking will be travelling to Honduras. Five of the twelve going are first time brigaders. Plans include a Christmas party (with fried chicken, a favourite) for the children at the Children's Village, helping out with ESL classes, visiting a remote rural school, taking food and supplies.

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