This past October, a new missionary family has moved down to Honduras to support the work of IRC in the Tegucigalpa area. IRC helped Dalton and Jen Hines move their family of 5 from the Covington, LA area to the Santa Ana area, right outside of Tegucigalpa, to work full-time with the area churches. They plan Their journey [...]
When you eliminate waterborne disease from a village you empower that village in more ways than you can imagine. IRC partnered with Sawyer filters and a 97 family village in Arugua, Honduras. Sawyer water filters are among the most significant developments in the history of environmental conservation. They pay for themselves within the year when you factor [...]
International-We provide needed medical resources to meet the needs of people in Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Brazil, Haiti, and Guyana. Coordinating with the governments and local organizations of these countries is paramount in providing care to the poor. Our efforts focus on urban villages and communities that lack health infrastructure and where people [...]
In the summer of 2016, IRC was successful in drilling a second water well in Honduras. This time, the well has been established in the community of Tierras de Padre. This community contains about 40 families of the Lencas, an indigenous Honduran tribe. Like many poor communities in Honduras, the residents of Tierras de Padre have no electricity or [...]
International-Ongoing building projects include homes for the poor. These homes have been built during the summer months and spring breaks over the last 15 years by TORCH Teams. Over 10,000 homes have been built or repaired for the poor and needy. Most of these are wood homes with wood floors, a window, a door, and a tin roof. They provide [...]
Well, it is official! Game on. This group begins the summer rush in Tegucigalpa. These groups will be helping out the needy. Building some houses, visiting children’s homes, hospitals and delivering food, clothes, and Bibles to those who are in the path that God has laid out for our many groups this summer. There will also be seven containers arriving [...]
It is an exciting time. Many are getting ready for the summer groups that are going to be coming to Honduras. There will be groups ranging in size from 30 to 180 participants at a time. Most will be staying in Tegucigalpa and Santa Ana. We will have many groups that will be in the country simultaneously, so it is [...]
Interim President Roberto Micheletti meets with the IRC Board to discuss upcoming needs for the country of Honduras. The government is very interested in working with our groups to meet the needs of the poor during these difficult political items.