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March 5, 2018
Guest blog written by Chaplain Norris Burkes after visiting our reading corner program at Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) children’s home.  900 books rotate each month through the different houses and are set out in the recently installed reading corners. Have you ever asked yourself how you, as an individual, can…
February 21, 2018
Check out all the reasons why we all think libraries are important, and that this non-profit, educate., is making the ultimate effort to get our newest library in Honduras sponsored all the way from Europe….
January 9, 2018
educate. is a small, Scottish-registered non-profit that works to support education in Honduras through scholarship programmes for excellent but underprivileged students and projects at schools and orphanages around the country. They believe that education lies at the root of sustainable development in Honduras. A key part of education is of…
November 15, 2017
We are constantly amazed at how people from around the world are connected with Honduras, and Diana Klein’s story is no different. Diana lived in Honduras as participating with the Germany Society for International Cooperation in 2015.  There, her discovery is the same as ours: books in Honduras are inaccessible…
October 30, 2017
Once upon a time, there was a girl who wanted to be a dentist.  She had been on medical brigades in Honduras twice before, but wanted to find a preventative measure for all the rotten teeth she was seeing. The girl worked all of her senior year in high school…
August 20, 2017
​Catacamas is one of the last towns on the edge of Honduras’ mostly unmapped wilderness.  Here there is a small children’s home and school called Por Los Niños.  Like some of the schools we work with, the school already has books, but could use some help in renovating their…
July 21, 2017
One year ago we applied with International Book Project to receive books sent to us in Honduras. We are excited to now see all the hard work come to fruition!    In June, we gathered 2,000 books in Denver. We shipped the books to Kentucky to International Book Project….
June 1, 2017
Five years ago, Community Health Partnership- Honduras (CHPH) came to visit La Florida, La Paz with Chispa Project testing the waters for a new site to bring medical brigades.  Since then, Chispa and CHPH have worked together as two new and growing non-profits to support each other in resources…
May 13, 2017
Meet Tim.  He is a volunteer at Santa Monica Bilingual School in Cofradía, Honduras with BECA (Bilingual Education in Central America).  This year he realized a major need for helping his students with reading comprehension was class sets.  So, he started somewhat like we did: knocking on the doors…
May 12, 2017
Here in Honduras, and not uncommon in other places, it is customary to think that teachers should entirely responsible for the education of children.  Especially in more rural areas, many parents defer to the authority of the teachers because they have more formal education than the parents.  This is…