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When Carlos was 15 years old, DESEO came to his school with an invitation to join a newly formed after school basketball league. Being athletic and very social, Carlos decided to join the league. Carlos’ love of sports, especially soccer, motivated him to learn how...

This past month I have had the privilege of teaching a weekly workshop for our women on the topic, “Who Am I?” I have felt the weight of responsibility to combine my education, life experiences, and God’s word to bring a message that helps move...

Exciting things are about to happen at the Moses Project. Over the past year, we have been working to leverage these assets to not only raise up leaders, but to also help produce a revenue flow to help make the project self-sustaining. There are so...

It has been two whole years since the Jason Simpson family accepted our invitation to come to Honduras and help us launch a well drilling operation. It took eight years of praying and fundraising before that, 10 years in total, for Mission UpReach to be...

Osiris was born and raised in Santa Rosa de Copán. Born to a single mother who had developmental challenges, she was raised by her maternal grandmother. In her home, there was discord and a lack of support and love. Osiris mostly felt like a burden...

Visiting a few of our DESEO schools this week exposed me once again to the reality of the suffering around us. So many families are torn apart by poverty and immigration. Hearing stories of children in our program who were “loaned” to other people as their...

Now that the school year is underway, DESEO has begun its usual afternoon activities, providing productive opportunities for children who might otherwise be left to fend for themselves at home. One of the most popular afternoon activities is our basketball league. There are currently 52 children,...

This spring brigade season was a time of “firsts”. Tusculum Church of Christ (top photo) kicked it off with a medical brigade in Lucerna, Ocotepeque, our first time doing a clinic in this community. Over the course of three clinic days, the group attended to...

At 16-years-old, with one best-friend murdered and another in jail on drug charges, Hector began to realize that he wouldn’t last long on his current path. Hector started drinking, skipping school, and smoking marijuana with his friends when he was only 13 years old. Hector’s...

As I write this note, I am sitting in our son Harrison’s room at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab in Chicago, Illinois. Harrison has been here for 3 weeks with 2 additional weeks to go. The team of physicians and therapists have been working hard...

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