Honduras has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, with 75 violent deaths per 100,000[1] inhabitants. The country experienced military rule from 1963-83, and in June 2009 a coup d’état led to political instability and human rights abuses. Hundreds were injured in protests following the November 2017 presidential election, that many believe was fraudulent. 28% of the population lives in poverty with another 16% living in extreme poverty[2]. We have six amazing partners who are working under very challenging conditions. They are working on women’s empowerment, human rights, early childhood development, technical training for youth, food security, and holistic community development.

[1] All statics come from the United Nations Development Program.

[2] Poverty is defined by the UN as living on less than $2.00/day and extreme poverty as living on less than $1.25/day.