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07 Aug
  • By Eve Dolkart
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Honoring the Single Mothers of Honduras

Honduras has been ranked one of the most difficult countries in Latin America to be a mother according to Save the Children’s recent State of the World’s Mothers Report, based on poor maternal health and children’s wellbeing along with low educational status, economic status, and political status of women in the nation. There are over 600,000 single mothers in Honduras today, […]

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05 Aug
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For the Love of Cheese, Their Children, & Each Other

With one of Modesta’s freshly made tortillas, it’s impossible not to fall in love with quesillo. She and her husband, Jaime, have made the soft cheese for the past three years now, and have mastered the art. Modesta and Jaime were always an entrepreneurial duo, traveling to sell fish and other products for many years. When Modesta […]

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03 Aug
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Creating Her Own Sweet Place in the Job Market

A third of Honduras’ population faces underemployment, materializing in both insufficient job vacancies and underuse of skills. Even for those who have been able to obtain a high school degree, higher skilled labor is unavailable, especially for women. Girls who thrive in the classroom and dream of careers often end up without secure work. One […]

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03 Aug
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Aunt and Niece Team Up to Better Their Business and Themselves

In a small village along the northwest coast of Honduras you can find Waldina, Ana and their nontraditional family striving to improve their lives with both formal and informal education. 20-year-old Ana has always admired her aunt Waldina, who helped care for her since she was very young. Waldina now helps her care for her […]

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03 Aug
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Sharing Solutions for an Empowered, Equitable Honduras

Last week, organizations from all corners of Central America and the US came together for the Sustainable Honduras Conference. Throughout various workshops and conversations between professionals, students, and volunteers with focuses ranging from health and education to clean water and violence prevention, it became clear that all players working towards sustainable change in Honduras are […]

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