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The children are growing and learning so much

The children are growing and learning so much and we are always especially impressed with the teachers who demonstrate tremendous love and caring for them. A special time for our team is to attend morning devotions and watch how the teachers go to each child, straightening their collars or their hair and giving them hugs and a gentle word. One rarely sees other than
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Honduras was an adventure that changed my life

Honduras was an adventure that changed my life. It’s very difficult to put into words all of the experiences that happened in my brief time there. I think I can best put it that if anyone who may question the existence of God should go on a mission to a poor country. God’s presence was everywhere; the love from the boys at El Hogar
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A summer experience for our hearts and minds.

This summer my wife, Pam, and I were part of a service team which traveled to Honduras to work at El Hogar. At least, “to work at El Hogar” is the simple way to explain what we were doing there. It would be more accurate to say that we went there to let the boys and staff of El Hogar Projects work on our
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One last wish.

Former Executive Director in Honduras, Rich Kunz, tells the story of a grandfather who, on his deathbed, places his two grandsons into the care of El Hogar. Rich Tells About Grandfather’s Wish.


The very first reunion.

On November 4, 2005 El Hogar Projects held their first reunion of El Hogar graduates. Thirty young men came to celebrate with the current graduates and to share news from their lives. Excitement was in the air as the young boys listened attentively to the stories shared by their older brothers and predecessors. Here are some of their stories. Jose Argelio Fernandez Lopez came
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3rd Annual Reunion

This past November, El Hogar held its third annual reunion of students who have graduated from El Hogar. Word was sent out throughout Honduras, from radio announcements and word of mouth, and 28 young men came to a day of celebration, music, tears, triumphs and sharing of their life stories.  Two of the alumnae graduated 20 years ago!  Others graduated just last year, and
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Margo’s and Victor’s Reunion

In February 2008 I went to Honduras for the Dedication of St. Mary’s Institute at the new site in the Amarateca Valley. This was a dream come true as my husband and I were the Executive Directors living in Honduras when we first started looking for a new site so that we could have more space for our boys.  Ten years later the dream
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