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Visit the Un Mundo Blog to get news from El Pital, read updates on our projects, and enjoy reflections by our staff and volunteers.

Recent Posts on the Un Mundo Blog
February 10th
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…
January 15th
In the Cangrejal Region, water is a precious resource, especially in communities like El Pital. While most community members in El Pital have faucets on their properties, the water quantity is often limited and quality is not adequate for drinki…
December 30th
Guillermo is one of the original children that formed part of the Cangrejal Special Education and Health Program (CSEHP) back in 2010. Son to a single mother, Guillermo has epilepsy and cerebral palsy, which cause physical disabilities particula…
November 11th
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 &he…
January 17th
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 regi&oacut…
January 3rd
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…
January 25th
Yo quiero compartir la historia de nuestra organización Un Mundo donde la crisis económica que nos esta afectando pone en riesgo la felicidad de muchas personas que esperan hacer realidad sus metas con cada proyecto. Una realidad que cambiar…
December 12th
For many in international development work, there exists a continuous dialogue in which we explore our place in cultures, communities and struggles that are not our own. We ask ourselves questions about our role in the lives of people who … Continu…
October 22nd
  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 celebra…
September 30th
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 … Co…

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