Zika Virus – What Is El Hogar Doing And What Does It Mean For You?

(February 12, 2016) For all of us at El Hogar, the safety of our students, staff, and visitors is of the utmost importance. The Zika virus continues to make headlines and El Hogar is taking all necessary precautions to ensure that the disease does not spread within our organization. No staff members, students, or service team members have contracted the disease to date and
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Sad News For Our El Hogar Family

It is with sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the recent deaths of two of El Hogar’s graduates in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Roberth Alberto Sanchez (20 years old) and Orlin Emmanuel Carcamo (19 years old) were found dead in a residential area in the southern area of the city on Wednesday, September 9. They had been abducted the night before, along with two other
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A Tale of Two Paths

I sat with a small group of students recently, scanning through pictures to pass the time before dinner. Such reminiscing is a fulfilling experience, regardless of culture or background. Few of us truly enjoy the slide shows of others, their trips to foreign lands or nephew’s wedding, but those shared with our own families or friends seem to awaken in us an important recognition
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Marlon Rigoberto Sanchez speaks about El Hogar

Life has not been easy for Marlon Sánchez in the 17 years since he was born. His mother abandoned him and his sister and left them with their father when Marlon was about three years old. The family struggled and Marlon had to leave elementary school, but El Hogar changed his path. Marlon has been attending the El Hogar Agricultural School where he enjoys
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Spring Newsletter 2015

El Hogar Spring Newsletter Now Available To subscribe to our newsletter, please email your request to info@elhogar.org. Click on the image to view our newsletter as a PDF   ~Marlon Sanchez Speaks About El Hogar A student at El Hogar’s Agricultural School and Farm shares what El Hogar has meant to him. Read his story here.   ~Eduardo Bennett to Visit North America El Hogar
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Eduardo Bennett to Visit North America

Eduardo Bennett is traveling to North America in October. He will be the keynote speaker at events in Cincinnati, Boston, and Toronto as well as attending many smaller events. Look for more information about Eduardo’s visit soon. A Role Model for El Hogar Students Work hard and you will achieve your dreams. Eduardo Bennett has worked throughout his life to rise above the circumstances
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Mothers

  Teaching Students and Mothers at El Hogar We repeatedly state that our goal in Honduras is to take these most desperate children and restore in them the capacity to serve as productive members of Honduran society. Ideally, this means having a child graduate from our program and being able to find appropriate employment or continue along the path of education at the University. But
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How does El Hogar select its students? Find out…

                The emergence of hope is an awesome spectacle   As the cooler weather settles in during the month of January here in Tegucigalpa, sometimes reaching lows around 50 degrees, the children of El Hogar will bundle up in sweaters and knit caps as they assemble for breakfast. While some of you in North America may not see
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