Honduras

Honduras is inextricably tied to the United States in that almost 90% of its exports come to our country. Yet it is the second poorest nation in Central America, and 65% of its population lives in poverty.

Although mining is fruitful in the mountains, the industry leaches heavy metal into major waterways -- including the country's primary drinking water source. You have to dig deep here to get to clean water, so we're installing wells and protecting water at its source.

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Honduras

In Rio Platano, dirty water covers everything. This makes it difficult to find water to drink or even wash your hands. But there are solutions.

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About Honduras

  • 7,936,000 population
  • 11% lack access to water
  • 19% lack access to sanitation
  • 61.9% live below poverty line

Our Work Here

  • Started working in 2008
  • 17,272 people served
  • 56 projects funded
  • $506,079 invested

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