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03 Aug
  • By Eve Dolkart
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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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15 Jul
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Flooding the Streets for Justice in Honduras

Peaceful marches are transpiring all across Honduras this week to call for justice. Excitement flooded the streets of La Ceiba last night as masses of Hondurans from all walks of life came out to voice their human rights. Multigenerational families, students, teachers, doctors, religious groups, and everyday citizens rallied with lanterns and torches from the […]

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03 May
  • By Eve Dolkart
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Emotional Intelligence in Action: Taking Skills Learned to the Field

“…I try to make them laugh, which always helps! It’s about being positive and continuing to improve.” – Orlando España, Credit Officer in La Ceiba Last month, our Adelante team partook in a week-long training on Emotional Intelligence, Effective Communication, and High Impact Presentations, and since then we have seen a great change in the day-to-day […]

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03 May
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Three Tips from Entrepreneurs Who Started From Nothing

Zulma always brings her products with her… she never knows when she might find a new customer! Launching a business can be intimidating, but it is worth the risk if you wish to see your vision become reality. These three women from three different regions of Honduras fought with courage, hard work, discipline, and a […]

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04 Apr
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April is…the Month of Microfinance

Happy Month of Microfinance! The month of April is being dedicated to client-centered microfinance models. This movement seeks a dialog across various actors so that microfinance institutions like Adelante can provide more effective microfinance services that are focused on the client rather than profit. We are happy to be featured on Month of Microfinance’s website […]

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10 Feb
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The Power of Pineapple Pastries: After Outward Migration, Women of Adelante Piece Their Community Back Together

Countless communities in Honduras have been devastated by the great outward migration over the course of this year. Odilia’s community has such witnessed drastic changes with the migration of many neighbors to various regions of the US. Community members from a former solidarity group abandoned their homes for the States, leaving outstanding debt in their […]

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19 Nov
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Celebrating Empowered Women Around the World: Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Today we celebrate and champion entrepreneurial women like Doña Onis, who are working to provide educational and economic opportunity to next generation. Onis, a compassionate and humble woman, hosts her Adelante assembly in her woodsy backyard surrounded by high grasses, where the sounds of fruits falling from the trees and chickens clucking permeate the scene. […]

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05 Nov
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Marching with a Mission: Breast Cancer Awareness in Honduras

To culminate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, members from our Adelante team joined in the National Committee of Breast Cancer Prevention sponsored “Marcha Rosa,” or Pink March, this past Friday. Yesmi Castro, Adelante’s Human Talent Coordinator, who leads our health education program, stated, “we as Adelante Foundation constituents know that part of our mission is to […]

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03 Nov
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When Grandmothers Become Mothers Again

When I ask older clients how many children they have, the answer isn’t always as straightforward as one might expect. Some aren’t sure if they should include children that have since passed away, others don’t know if they should just count the children that are still living at home and others like Nicolasa must also […]

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