Honduras is the 2nd poorest country in Central America, with approximately 64% of Hondurans living below the poverty level of 2 dollars per day.
Madison Rotarians have been traveling to Honduras since 2015 to provide eyeglasses and medical eye care to people in remote mountain regions of southern Honduras.
In 2008, we took the first small duffel bag full of toothbrushes and dental supplies.
President Sandy Patel (l.) congratulates Rotarian Joe Kemp for winning the 11th annual Change for Change Campaign with his “pocket change” of $390.
Every project needs a coordinator and our Honduras Project needs Carolina.
As part of our annual Honduras humanitarian mission, we visit homes of previous EcoStove recipients to ensure the stoves are working properly.
Ceilings and walls are covered with thick layers of creosote. Lingering smoke makes it hard to see and even harder to breathe, causing long-term respiratory problems.
The Rotary Club of Madison has had the good fortune to have attended six of the last international conventions — from New Orleans to Seoul, Korea.