It Takes a Village…
Many Blessings from Honduras! We are so happy to be back home once again, witnessing all the wonders that God is doing here in Honduras! As I sit down to write this newsletter I think to myself, “Oh Lord, I don’t even know where to start!” So many wonderful things, where do I begin? I… read more
A Coming of Age
One of the big stories this month is our Quinceañera. It is a “Coming of Age” party celebrated throughout Latin America. For us, I guess, it is a way that we can say to our very special young ladies whom have been on a very long, and often times hard journey, “Look at how far… read more
My Story: Hilda
Hilda is 18 and has been at the Village for about 5 years. She is an extremely hard worker. Here is her story as told by her, only translated into English. I know you will enjoy it! —Mikaela To start my name is Hilda Reyes. I am going to tell you a little bit of… read more
President’s Report: Notes from Mary...
Since I last wrote, we celebrated Thanksgiving in Honduras. On Thanksgiving Day, Amy marshalled a small army (Mikaela, Mercedes and me) to prepare the feast at our home. As I watched it all come together, I was inspired to take a break or two and chronicle the day as it was happening. Below is the… read more
Classroom Corner: I Know Who I Am Because of Them...
It is almost Christmas and it’s the time that always makes me look back and count my blessings and my lessons. Being a teacher allows you to sit and recap on all the different ways that you can teach a child and watch how they use whatever you taught them and share it with others…. read more
“Estamos Llenos : We Are Full”
I recently had the privilege to go and visit Concepcion del Sur for the first time. We woke up early and set out to be there for the ‘Clausura,’ which is the fancy word (or Spanish word) for closing celebration. The Honduran public school system runs from February-November. It was a great first year of… read more
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