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Opening for In-Country Program Manager

Honduras Child Alliance is seeking an in-country Program Manager.  Apply by July 10, 2019. Here is the link to the description on idealist: https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-internship/b781d4fd555f4b3d8850affe7e2e08dd-in-country-program-manager-housing-stipend-provided-honduras-child-alliance-el-porvenir This is a 12-month stipended internship that includes housing, internet, phone, and 1200 HNL per week (about $50 USD). Ideally, the position starts in mid-August but we can be flexible and stretch […]

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Honduras Food Dilemma

By Lynda Lawrence / HCA Advisory Board: Nutrition Honduras is a tropical paradise, teeming with biodiversity. Below the jagged mountains lay fields and fields of nectarous pineapples, while the trees alongside the sea are dripping with mangos. My experience working on farms allowed me to appreciate what a prime environment the humid tropics are to grow […]

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Success stories in the midst of crisis

By Eve Horowitz / Executive Director “Who ARE these people?”, I am frequently asked, “and are they really ‘storming’ the US border?” Oh my, where to start . . . I’ll start with my base-line identity. I’m a parent. I have two kids who are just about done being kids. With stable housing, good educations, […]

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Meet Taber, our #1 Ayudante

Who are our ayudantes? With a decrease in volunteer applications, we’ve developed an exciting new program to bring in ‘ayudantes’ (interns). They are Honduran young adults who have been part of our program who are being trained to work side by side in the classrooms with the international volunteers. This is a win/win/win in that it […]

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La Caravana

In response to the Trump Administration’s comments and reaction to the caravan of migrants from Central America hoping to get to the United States:      In our work in El Porvenir over the last 10 years we have experienced first hand the kindness, resilience, and courage of the Honduran people. We have worked with […]

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Gender Equity in Education, El Porvenir, Honduras

  By Mesa Goebel (HCA Volunteer – Summer 2018) El Porvenir, Honduras is a beautiful town, rich with friendly neighbors, churches, schools, pulperias, mountains, and pineapple fields. However, El P also faces multi-faceted problems that are not easily fixed. Food insecurity, unemployment, academic unpreparedness, abuse…these issues all perpetuate in the area. The Honduras Child Alliance […]

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The everyday Joys of being a Volunteer.

El Porvenir, Honduras is the kind of community that feels like home the moment you arrive. A home that I was lucky enough to spend 65 days in. Everyday you spend volunteering with Honduras Child Alliance offers you new opportunities and adventures. Because each one of my 65 days with HCA was filled with overwhelming […]

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Welcome HCA’s Newest Director

Edwina (Eddy) Moran (Australia) first volunteered with HCA in 2016. She returned in August of 2017 as our 2017-18 Project Manager. She did an excellent job!         Eddy inspired loyalty and deep friendship amongst her team of volunteers and most of them ended up extending their stay or returning to do special projects. As we […]

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El Porvenir: At the Outset

By Lauren Moran, HCA Volunteer May-July 2017 I’ve been in El Porvenir, Honduras, for almost a week now, and yet somehow it feels like a month. I settled in to my new home — a volunteer house right on the beach that I currently share with six other volunteers — very quickly, and slowly but […]

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Arriving in El Porvenir

New volunteer Sam Faktorow (USA) shares his initial thoughts on arriving in El Porvenir to work with Honduras Child Alliance. This isn’t my first time abroad. Growing up, I was fortunate enough to have parents who believed in the value of travel and experiencing other cultures. Various life experiences have taken me to far off […]

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