Inspired by Faith, Committed to Action

by Collie Agle Four of us went to Honduras in the early part of March, 2016,  to spend time with villagers in five mountain communities that were a part of our ongoing support to the Trinidad Conservation Project. Three of the towns had previously been in the cluster, while two new towns had been added.Continue reading “Inspired by Faith, Committed to Action”

Teaching Others Brings Joy and Results May 2016

  by Mary Procter One of the strongest principles of Vecinos Honduras (our TCP partner) is that outsiders can bring new knowledge of health or agriculture to a community but the people in the community must learn to teach each other campesino a campesino.   To our delight, we found out in visits to the fiveContinue reading “Teaching Others Brings Joy and Results May 2016”

Conservation Measures Reduce Drought Impact May 2016

  By Betsy Agle Drought over past several years is causing a national emergency in Honduras. The drought is caused by climate change, possibly aggravated by El Niño. Without rains in May and June, many families will be malnourished and even hungry. Some family members will be forced to leave the communities to search forContinue reading “Conservation Measures Reduce Drought Impact May 2016”

The View from Honduras November 2014

by Roy Lara Honduras has two problems that have engaged me professionally and personally for well over thirty years: the high rate of poverty that exists in the small rural communities of the country and the continuing destruction of the environment, particularly as it has related to the country’s forests. Previous to my involvement withContinue reading “The View from Honduras November 2014”

The Trinidad Conservation Project Story October 2012

by Betsy Agle The Trinidad Conservation Project has enabled rural communities around the town of Trinidad, Honduras to address the intermingled problems of poverty, deforestation, and malnutrition.  These communities are located in the department of Santa Barbara where nearly half of the population is considered to be malnourished. Many families must make intensive use ofContinue reading “The Trinidad Conservation Project Story October 2012”