the Strong’s So, after more than 24 hours of traveling – including an extra special 10 hour overnight layover in the airport of San Paulo – I finally make it to Buenos Aires. The Strong’s, a missionary couple who are part of AVANT Minstries (http://www.avantministries.org/) met me at the airport as they have generously … Continue reading Arriving in Buenos Aries
It has been sort of hard transitioning out of my life in Honduras. I’ve thought about it a lot now, why it meant so much to me. and i realize its because i’ve never had so few distractions, and felt that that the majority of my time was had so much purpose and focus and … Continue reading Transitions
Changing lives, one family at a time. A little over a year ago marks the launch of Public Health Brigades. The idea for Public Health Brigades came from the simple observation that despite over 5 years of medical care, the vast majority of the patients coming out to our Medical Brigades were still suffering from the exact same issues as when we started… Continue reading Public Health Brigades Celebrates its First Birthday!
I graduated from the Graduate School of Social Service in 2008, like many students, not quite sure of what the future had in store. But I had high hopes and a goal of putting what I had learned to use in an international setting…. Continue reading How Fordham Prepared Me for a Career in International Development
So the other day was Children’s Day in Honduras. At school s across the country there were celebrations and parties (When I was a kid, I remember asking my mom why there was Mother’s Day and Father’s Day and no day for kids, and she said that’s because every day is kid’s day!) … Continue reading Children’s Day in Los Parajillos
Anticipation was overflowing everywhere. Everyone in the streets had on Honduras jerseys, other people also traveling north where honking and cheering at the flag proudly flowing from the back of my friend’s car. Then when we arrived at the stadium, the crowds were just immense!… Continue reading Honduras vs. USA in the World Cup Qualifiers
Who is doing development work here in Honduras? At the moment, I am sitting here in a conference, Project Honduras, in the Copan Ruins surrounded about 100 other people who also care passionately about the future of Honduras… Continue reading Project Honduras Conference