Author Archives: elly
This summer, I went to Honduras with a team of Duke Project HEAL volunteers and partnered with Un Mundo to tackle reproductive health issues in the Cangrejal Valley. We spent some time gathering information first, talking to local health professionals … Continue reading
La lectura una mágica aventura… Bibliobandido se ha convertido en una tradición y en un personaje querido en las comunidades de la cuenca del Cangrejal. Su forma peculiar de promover la lectura en todos los rincones de esta región le … Continue reading
The Legend of El Bibliobandido from REV- on Vimeo. The children of El Pital shudder as they hear the pounding beat of horse hooves galloping towards their rural community in the Cangrejal Valley, Honduras. They pause their games and perk … Continue reading
The El Pital women’s group, Brisas del Cangrejal, is very excited because CARE INTERNATIONAL and PROCORREDOR donated tons of materials and utensils that they will use to set-up their temporary restaurant space. THANKS CARE INTERNATIONAL AND PROCORREDOR!
Check back on August 15 for more details!
The special education program started off with 15 children in 2011. These children are from the following communities: Urraco, Toncontin, Yaruca, Los Limpios, El Pital, La Lucinda, Las Mangas and El Naranjo. However, two children have not been able to … Continue reading
The first graduating class of Instituto Polivalente vocational high school in El Pital received bachelor’s degrees (high school diplomas) in computer technology 27 November 2010, applauded by a crowd of well-wish-ers. The 33 students from throughout the Cangrejal Valley were … Continue reading
Over the past few months a lot of energy has been investedin trying to motivate the ten members of the women’s group in El Pital to launch themselves to the next level. Momentum is gained and lost quickly with the … Continue reading
After two and a half years of working and living in rural Honduras I can’t believe my time to move back to the U.S has come so soon. We’ve accomplished so much in the time I’ve been in El Pital … Continue reading
The new High School in El Pital has made incredible progress; the second phase is just about finished with only small details required before classes can be held in the new three-classroom building. We’ve run into obstacles with the price … Continue reading