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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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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A Young Visitor’s Perspective of FoHC

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By Ivin Roxana Medina MatuteIvin arrived in Nuevo Paraiso in 2008. She is presently attending Fleming College thanks to generous sponsors and the support of the College. Thank you! We asked her to write about FoHC from her perspective.Seeing innocent kids on the streets working, begging for money or food, eating junk from the garbage and young adolescents with babies without economic resources to raise their children instead of being at a school studying hard for a better future is a normal day in Honduras.A good education, health care and the basic necessities are what all parents want for their...

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The Brigade Experience

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So many lifelong memories but one stands alone. My 16 year old nephew, Hector, 13 other volunteers and I stood outside the one-room schoolhouse without electricity but with an outhouse perched on a hill. We had arrived in this remote, mountain village after a three-hour drive on roads (?) severely impacted by the heavy rains. One by one, the 32 beautiful children were given a knapsack filled with the essential items our friends and families had generously gathered. Borders disappeared and the sense of a global village emanated.— Judy Blaney, First Time Brigader Brigade members painted at the elementary school...

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