Honduras

Honduras is inextricably tied to the United States: almost 60% of its exports come to our country. Yet it is the second poorest nation in Central America, and nearly 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 source of drinking water. You have to dig deep here to get to clean water, so we're installing wells and protecting water at the 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

  • 7,961,680 national population
  • 64.5% live below poverty line
  • 16% of rural lack access to water *
  • 22% of rural lack sanitation *
  • * We work almost exclusively in rural areas, where the need for clean water is incredibly great.

Our Work Here

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

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