President Mike Balahura, and 6 Directors visited Santa Barbara in January 2019.
“We were so impressed with the work being done by this small group of very dedicated and caring people! With our help, they are building classrooms, latrines in schools, and computer labs too. They are teaching computer classes and administering scholarships to gifted and needy high school and university students. Their work is making a huge difference in the lives of the poor in the Santa Barbara area.” Continue reading Santa Barbara Inspection Tour – January 2019→
This class has been raising funds for Market Children in Tegucigalpa for over 10 years. Their teacher, Curt Kutschera, uses the exercise to raise kids awareness about the importance of education, Central America and charitable giving.
In 2018 the class raised over $1,000!
Ron & Elaine Ross, founders of H.E.L.P. Honduras, are seen here with the 2016 class.
Many of the market kids send their sponsors thank you letters each year. Most of them are in Spanish, but this one is from a University student, and is in English.
One young student wrote a thank-you song which was performed by a group of market kids during picture-taking in January of 2019. The student who wrote it is in the red shirt in the center of the video.
This high school Interact Club video won $1,000 from Rotary International for being selected best Interact Video in the world in 2017.
Watch the video to see how much work they are doing in Honduras. Their Rotary Sponsor, Brian Mather, travels to Honduras each year with a few members of the club. Last year they took US$6200 with them. These kids are an inspiration.