DESEO

It’s that time of year again here in Honduras. School starts the first week of February, and we have been busy helping our 95 sponsored children prepare. Sponsored children get two sets of custom uniforms, socks, shoes, a backpack, and all the school supplies they...

We just wrapped up our 6th annual kid’s camp. It was an incredible two sessions filled with fun, laughter and plenty of Jesus. A total of 160 kids attended the two sessions of camp where the theme was “Jesus, My Hero.” Our staff used many...

We are excited to announce that we were able to collect $5000 this year towards a Christmas campaign for our sponsored children in our DESEO Project. We currently have 85 children who are sponsored, with a hope of increasing that number to eventually cover the...

Our school year has been finalized for 2019. We always have a closing ceremony for our deaf school, ESPERO to celebrate their accomplishments and encourage them to keep on working. This year we had graduates from 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. Next year...

One year ago we made a decision to begin a child sponsorship program. We have had this as a part of our vision for years but wanted it to be more than just financial support for children without a spiritual component or the personal connection....

Independence Day in Honduras falls on September 15th. This day and the days leading up to it are full of parades that include almost every school age child. A child growing up in Honduras considers marching in the Independence Day parade a privilege and honor....

One of the ways we have expanded our DESEO outreach in 2019 is by offering to provide the speakers for the monthly school for parents that is required by the government in each elementary school. This month Phil Waldron was the feature speaker and spoke...

New Opportunities This new school year that began in February, brought new opportunities for DESEO and Mission UpReach. We accepted the challenge to conduct the “School for Parents” that each school is required to offer monthly in 6 different schools. These sessions are an hour long...

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...

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,...