From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives

by Grace Honduras
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From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives
From trash dump to classrooms, transform 200 lives

GOOD NEWS!!!!!

  • The first phase of nursery construction is DONE!
  • Covid vaccines for students, medical and dental brigade on May 7th!
  • School supplies and food for everyone are given by friends and community leaders.
  • Learning about Montessori Methodology for children from 0 to 3 years old.
  • We have had several media coverage from national news.
  • We will celebrate Mother´s Day with a big party!

 

We still need YOUR support in:

Our FEEDING OUTREACH PROGRAM. We feed kids every day and we are getting really short in providing this crucial service for them. Children come to school without having had dinner the day before. We pray that with your support we can continue this program.


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What we have accomplished together on this 2021
What we have accomplished together on this 2021

We all play different roles in God´s plan, but finishing 2021 seeing the miracle of 200 lives being taken care of, being transformed and loved, was only possible with your support! We can humbly say THANK YOU!

 

On behalf of every student, every parent, and all our team, we feel so honored to have your compassion and love towards the children who work in the trash dump. YOU have been the answered prayers of all our 200 students and us. May God keep on using you to show His love.

Our prayer is that we can keep on playing on God´s team, to say together: "No more children in the trash dump".

You have supported in:

  • Providing 121,200 meals
  • 303 days of school
  • 312 people served in healthcare
  • 5 new house
  • 4 new micro-businessses
Thank your for making 2021 a miracle
Thank your for making 2021 a miracle
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After the pandemic and hurricanes Eta and Iota, the population of those in extreme poverty that works collecting recyclable material in the San Pedro Sula dump have multiplied; now 2,000 people work in the dump, and due to high unemployment rates, total loss of homes and fewer opportunities to receive a free quality education, extreme poverty in the city has increased.

Grace school cares greatly for the babies and children between 0 to 4 years old, who are the most vulnerable, some of who were even born in the dump. It is extremely important to intervene immediately since these little ones suffer from severe malnutrition, physical and psychological abuse, affecting their growth and cognitive development, this will eventually cause personality and learning disorders; suffer from daily cuts to their hands, arms, and feet, knowing that many are crushed by machines and others die due to trying to earn some money.

Proposal to address the problem

The construction of a nursery school with a pedagogical focus on the Montessori teaching method.

To provide early stimulation, a safe environment, and proper nutrition. At this stage of growth, this will significantly reduce the chances of developing personality and/or learning disorders and chronic malnutrition, and ensuring normal cognitive development, avoiding serious accidents or death that occur due to work in the garbage dump.

With this project we ensure that children do not visit the garbage dump anymore; we can have quality education and their families will have a safe place to leave their children while they work in the landfill.

 It is important to mention that many children never attend school and sadly, they eventually join the gang. There are alarming statistics of teenage pregnancy in this community and it is here that the cycle of poverty in the city and country is perpetuated.

Take a look at the full description of our new project, the FIRST Montessori Nursery for children of the trash dump. 

 

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2021 has brought many challenges, one of them is our educational plan; to really make a meaningful education and transformation Grace staff is working relentlessly into providing our children the very best. We face many obstacles but together we're stronger!

Take a look at our psycho-pedagogical analysis and diagnosis / 2021 action plan report to know what Grace is doing and achieving thanks to YOUR support!

We believe education is the key to break the cycle of poverty and with a big team of teachers, directors, and donors we can reach it!

Long story short, we just want to say THANK YOU!!!! It is because of the support of people who believe in our work that we can build dreams and recycle lives

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2020 brought to all of us many challenges, Grace Honduras work was no exception, a pandemic, and two hurricanes, but that didn't stop us from working and finishing the year full of blessings. 

Preschool graduation, Christmas gifts for everyone, building 4 houses and repairing even more....

But this 2021 with YOUR support our education won´t stop, our work will be even more strategic and our love is already growing. 

With many plans, especially being able to start a Montessori Nursery for babies who currently are in the dump, we believe that all of us can work together to transform the lives of the children who work in the trash dump in San Pedro Sula City. 


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Location: San Pedro Sula - Honduras
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