danza-folklorico
23 Mar
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Holiday Preparations in Intibucá

The twin cities of La Esperanza and Intibucá were already in full holiday swing last week. With many locals, I ended the week at a Christmas event in the main plaza filled with dancing, music and ponche–a delicious pineapple drink served hot to cope with the cold weather.  Paintings from Intibucá, Marcala and Choluteca were […]

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casa-azul
21 Mar
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Young Motherhood in Cortés, Honduras

When meeting someone here for the first time, two of the first questions that are typically asked of me are if I’m married and if I have children. Back in New York, I would be shocked to be asked these questions but here in Honduras, it’s more of the norm for a 22 year old […]

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jenniferylourdes
20 Mar
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Product Innovation with a Local Business

Cositas is a small store in El Progreso, Yoro that sells materials and accessories for jewelry making. Just a few blocks from our El Progreso Branch Office and the central plaza, Maria, Lourdes and Jennifer work together to offer products and classes related to the making of jewelry. The three women’s expertise in training and […]

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gabrielmoto
15 Mar
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Happy Three Years to One of Our Best!

This month we would like to introduce you to Gabriel Gomez, our 2012 recipient of the “Best Credit Officer” award. This week marks Gabriel’s third year working with Adelante as a Credit Officer from our La Ceiba Branch Office! He began work on February 14, 2010 and has since impressed all his co-workers here. Oscar […]

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julieta-castellanos
11 Mar
  • By Gina Cappuccitti
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Julieta Castellanos Receives Women of Courage Award

Last Friday, Adelante celebrated International Women’s Day with our female main office staff and a group of ceibeña women looking to become more active in promoting economic empowerment among all Honduran women. While we enjoyed our own productive gathering, Julieta Castellanos was visiting the US to receive a Woman of Courage Award from US Secretary […]

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zacate-blanco
05 Mar
  • By Hannah Bick
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Hygiene Education in Choluteca: Education Tailored to Our Clients’ Needs

It’s no secret that the world’s poor lack many things. Access to suitable housing, sufficient and nutritious food, clean water, education and security are amongst the most basic of human rights to which much of the world does not have adequate supply. At the heart of this unfortunate picture is an inherent lack of resources […]

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