Category Archives: Arts & Education

Leading Lady for Literacy in El Pital

Lourdes Ponce, an El Pital resident, believes in literacy access for all individuals, despite their age or capacity. She has been a leading advocator for literacy development in her community for years. She participated in the very first library trainings given by … Continue reading

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Proyecto De Biblioteca-Bibliobandido… Cambiando La Vida de Muchos Niños!

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

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Those who don’t feed him stories, BEWARE!

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

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El Pital High School Nearing Completion

  October 2012 marks five years since the communities of the Cangrejal Valley, Un Mundo, and the Minke Stichting Foundation broke ground for the first public high school in the region, now serving 200 students. The inauguration and completion celebration … Continue reading

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First Weeks with Un Mundo

My name is Eldy Carcamo.  I am from the community of Toncontin, located in the upper Cangrejal Valley.  I am 19 years old and graduated from the first class of Institute Oficial Polivalente Elvira Pineda Madrid, the high school being … Continue reading

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WANTED: Bibliobandido!

The Bibliobandido (library bandit), his Biblioburro (library mule), and his troupe of Bibliobandiditos (mini-bandits/assistants) have continued to circulate in the Cangrejal Valley, bringing books and literacy activities to the most remote villages in the area throughout 2012. Local witnesses claim … Continue reading

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Arts & Cultural Project ”ARTE_RIO 2011” Update

The culminating festival for ARTE_RIO 2011 was held on July 3rd, 2011 where over 1000 people attended from all the communities throughout the Cangrejal, La Ceiba, Tegucigalpa and other parts of the country. In addition to the nine elementary schools … Continue reading

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New Horizons Scholarship Project Update

The two scholarship students (Eldy and Heidy) have been incorporated into the organization since August, and are working full time on staff.  They have also begun an orientation designed by Un Mundo which covers the admission exam and process, the … Continue reading

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High School Project Update

The construction of the first stage of the workshops has progressed significantly, having finished the walls for the first level of one of the buildings, now waiting for the next disbursement of funds to lay the ceiling and floor for … Continue reading

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Library Project Update

The Library committee and the kindergarden committee are working together to achieve the goals of the project which is to remodel and contruct the local kindergarden and construct a community library on top of the kindergarden. Although both groups have … Continue reading

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