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April 10, 2020

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Amazing Honduran volunteer tells her story

Amazing Honduran volunteer tells her story

As a Honduran, you constantly hear about poverty. It’s on the news every day.
You know about it; you know it’s there. It’s not enough to know about it. You
have to witness it, because when you witness it, you are called to do something
about it, which is what happened to me.

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Will my younger daughter get to go to school???

Will my younger daughter get to go to school???

Cindy Smith,  founder of the scholarship program, shares her musings from one of her recent semi-annual trips to check in with scholarship students and their families: While Brian McDonough works with the students outside on the skits they are going to do, I talk with...

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Water Filter Project

Water Filter Project

Since 2018, Honduras Good Works (HGW) has been placing home water filters with mothers in rural Honduran mountain villages where we have been providing medical care, vitamins to primary school children, and middle/high school scholarships for many years. We have been...

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Meet Selvin Davila

Meet Selvin Davila

Want to know more about how your support of our scholarship program is impacting the lives of young Hondurans? Listen to Selvin Davila, a graduate of our program share his experience and how his education has changed the lives of him and his family. We are excited to...

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“Just Care and Do”

“Just Care and Do”

By: Rebecca "Becky" Sparks, Volunteer One of the dilemmas that we consider as part of a group who regularly go to Honduras is whether sending monetary support of the same amount would have a greater effect than our presence. It is one thing I consider since I am not...

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Diana’s Story

Diana’s Story

My name is Diana Sofia Rosales, and I am a 21 year old engineering student born and raised Honduras. Since I was very young, one of my dreams was to help the people around me. My dream came true when my University went on strike. I found myself with a lot of free...

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What I did not expect

What I did not expect

I do not even know how to begin telling my story, this was the first time that I had ever been on a mission trip of any kind. It has taken me a couple of months to even begin to be able to express how deeply this trip impacted me.

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