tag:compassion.com,2011-06-01:5-48277 Honduras Updates 2011-06-01T20:22:13.323-06:00 Compassion International News Briefs tag:compassion.com,2014-12-30:5-83828 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T15:12:42-06:00

In an attempt to combat dengue fever — a sometimes fatal, mosquito-borne infection — Brazilian health officials in April began releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in high-risk areas.

Pray for Osvil and Obed tag:compassion.com,2014-21-02:5-81097 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-06-02T11:21:38-06:00

Pray for God’s healing for two boys in Honduras: 11-year-old Osvil, who has stomach cancer, and 4-year-old Obed, who has leukemia.

Advisory: Flooding in Honduras tag:compassion.com,2012-00-10:5-62103 2012-12-10T00:00:00-07:00 2012-12-10T00:00:00-07:00

Heavy rains caused flooding in the cities of San Pedro Sula and El Progreso, Honduras, on November 27, 2012.

Advisory: Violence in Honduras tag:compassion.com,2012-00-23:5-58502 2012-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 2012-08-23T00:00:00-06:00

Compassion Honduras has informed us that CDI Casa De Misericordia (HO-344) closed for one week beginning August 15 due to violence near this child development center.

Prayer Requests for Honduras tag:compassion.com,2011-00-18:5-33548 2011-05-03T00:00:00-06:00 2011-04-18T00:00:00-06:00

Please pray for safety and protection for the children. There are several areas of the country that are unsafe and there is very little protection and security offered in these areas.

Advisory: Teachers' Strike in Honduras tag:compassion.com,2011-44-28:5-43549 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-03-28T13:44:00-06:00

For the past week, teachers in Honduras have been protesting the national government over salary negotiations. Schools have been closed during this time.

Oasis of Love tag:compassion.com,2010-00-07:5-33761 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-01-07T00:00:00-07:00 Yuri Fortin in Honduras

Olvin, a boy abandoned by his father, became a voice for children in his community when he registered with a Compassion center and was invited by his pastor to help out on a radio station.

Sole Searching tag:compassion.com,2008-00-20:5-33437 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-12-20T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Yuri Fortin in Honduras
Ramos sees tangible examples of the love of Jesus in his life. He takes pride in what he does as a shoemaker. He's also learned more than leatherwork, he's seen the love of Christ.
Shining Through the Special Olympics tag:compassion.com,2008-00-21:5-32848 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-11-21T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Yuri Fortin in Honduras

Erika started life with developmental delays while her mother struggled with feeding her children or getting help for her daughter. With the asssistance of Compassion, Erika gained the confidence and hope for a brighter future.

A Vision of Compassion tag:compassion.com,2007-00-12:5-32742 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-12-12T00:00:00-07:00 Linda Gomez in Honduras, with Brandy Campbell

For more than 15 years, Pastor Pinto prayed for a way to bridge the gap between his congregation and the poor children he passed on his way to work each morning. Compassion offered the solution.

A Transformed Life tag:compassion.com,2007-00-15:5-33010 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-10-15T00:00:00-06:00 Linda Gomez in Honduras, with Brandy Campbell
As a child, Ana Baquedano believed she would never amount to anything, that poverty is what her future held. But the support and opportunity offered by Joyas del Salvador Student Center transformed her life and made her rich in Christ.
Update: Heavy Rains in Honduras tag:compassion.com,2007-00-10:5-33213 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-10-10T00:00:00-06:00
Heavy rains continue falling in Honduras and two more Compassion projects have been affected.
Gratitude in the Midst of Tragedy tag:compassion.com,2007-00-18:5-32722 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-01-18T00:00:00-07:00 Linda Gomez with Brandy Campbell
Vilma Canales did not have a typical childhood. Her mother struggled to provide for three daughters on a small salary as a maid. And her mother depended on Vilma, the eldest daughter, to help care for her younger sisters. Each day as Vilma's mother watched her daughter prepare meals and wash loads of clothes, she prayed for a simpler, better life for her little girl a future that included an education.
Gang Shooting Hits Community's Heart tag:compassion.com,2006-00-10:5-32862 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-02-10T00:00:00-07:00 Linda Gomez, Compassion Honduras Communications Specialist
Even though a gang shooting left 10-year-old Emilio Josue Lopez Martinez paralyzed and his father dead, thanks to a Compassion church partner, children like Emilio are seeing light in the midst of darkness.
God Had a Plan tag:compassion.com,2006-00-26:5-33764 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-01-26T00:00:00-07:00 Linda Gomez, Honduras Communications Specialist
At the Compassion project, far beyond receiving computer training or learning skills of sewing or tutoring, Letsbi and Cecia remember the impression one of the tutors made in their lives.