15 Apr
  • By Roos Saalbrink
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Integrating Alternative Financial Services for Greater Impact

Earlier this month I wrote about the importance and hardships of pursuing a hygienic living environment for rural Honduran families in Choluteca and how Adelante addresses these needs with health education topics. The importance of maintaining basic hygiene and having access to sanitary shelter for a more dignified life cannot be stressed enough. Today I would […]

09 Apr
  • By Hannah Bick
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Assembly Meetings Offer More than Education

As one of two new Development Interns in Adelante’s La Ceiba Headquarters, I recently ventured out to La Masica, Atlántida for my first field visit. As I observed the educational lessons during the assemblies I was reminded of my favorite childhood book, “It Takes a Village” by Jane Cowen-Fletcher. The story follows a young girl […]

03 Apr
  • By Nancy Hiester
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First Impressions From the Field

“Unity, discipline, hard work and courage – This is our way of life.”  With this lively introduction to my first Adelante assembly, I realized that despite several years of experience with microfinance and education in Central America, I had much to learn about the Adelante way. Driving on dirt roads and past never-ending rows of […]