Firefighters and Emergency First Responders (Honduras)
We are so grateful to our local firefighters and emergency workers, the Bomberos Porvenir. We have partnered with them on the 'Mascotas Saludables' program for families in El Porvenir to help keep their pets healthy, beach safety, delivering holiday gifts, physical exams & health fairs, a shoe distribution (over 400 shoes given out in one day!), and much more!
Civic Service Volunteers (France)
AIME provides long-term French volunteers to HCA. AIME is a symbol of the alliance between the values of commitment, solidarity, and sharing. AIME brings together young people who share the goal of building a better future and world for all. Our common aspiration has resulted in the desire to participate more concretely in the evolution of the world by emphasizing values of love, mutual aid, and equality.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (Brazil)
TabuTabu and Honduras Child Alliance envision a world where human sexuality is not a taboo, and where all people benefit from sexuality education to empower them to engage in healthy, safe, and respectful relationships, regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation.
University of Michigan Rotaract Club
Classroom and community improvements. (USA)
Rotaract Michigan is a student-run service organization at the University of Michigan. Their parent organization, the Ann Arbor Rotary Club, offers guidance and resources to the club.
Soles4Souls fights poverty by distributing shoes! (USA)
Soles4Souls is a nonprofit enterprise “committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing.” According to their website, they have distributed 26 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries and all 50 US states. Our HCA volunteers join with teams of Soles4Souls volunteers to help distribute shoes in El Porvenir.
Healthy Living Program : Dental hygiene (Canada)
When it’s time for the Hamilton-Benest House annual dental teams, HCA volunteers drop everything to help! For 2-3 weeks each February/March, HCA volunteers pause the regular programs and assist two teams from Canada who bring dentists and hygienists to treat children in El Porvenir.
Visual Arts / Digital Photography (International Participants)
In addition to visual arts projects built into the everyday HCA programs, HCA partners with the Muskoka Foundation / Do Good As you Go in the area of digital photography. Do Good As You Go has provided digital cameras and professional volunteers to supplement our program with photo workshops for our students.