The center House of Hope is a vision God gave us to help the children of Honduras. Building Hope Centers across Honduras is a pivotal highlight that ILM has in helping the poor. We are steadfastly committed to nourishing the bodies and souls of these children so that they will not only survive, but thrive. They’re continued plight serves to remind me daily of the importance of perspective amid my own circumstances and the gratefulness that comes from the knowledge that when I wake tomorrow I will open my cabinets and see an abundance of food, a sight that will not greet the Honduran children tomorrow, unless together, we can continue the cause that we have all worked so tirelessly for. -Paul Schmucker
We are reminded daily that we are all Children of God and we are deserving of his love and mercy. These children have done nothing except be born into a place, rich with culture, but severely lacking in life-sustaining resources.
This has inspired us every day to work diligently toward expanding the valuable resources that we have all brought to the indigenous people of Honduras. Plans to establish more centers will provide meals and teach more children skills that may allow them to escape the poverty that surrounds them, but we will need your help to carry them out.
How do we decide who eats:
We decide who will be provided meals based on the household they come from. They will be interviewed on their household. Who works in the house? are you married? How many children live with you? These are some of the questions asked during the interview process. Being such a small community we pretty much know who can participate. With most people in the community poor, deciding who goes is accomplished through the interviews. We also ask that in return they do community projects. This will be their way of giving back for what we are doing for them.
Missionaries on site
1. Provide meals.
2. Provide Clean Water.
3. Serve the community
The children in Yarumela live in a small town with family in very poor conditions. The center will be a multi-purpose building that will not only feed but be for educational purposes for those children who need extra help. We also will have job training programs that will help benefit the adults to become more independent in providing for their families. Many just don't know where to start so we will offer the skills they need. It will also operate for teams to come down from the states. We will use the building for medical teams, evangelism, construction projects within the community and be a witness to Yarumela. It's multi purpose setting will act as something of hope for the people to give them what they need.
Sponsor a child: For $35.00 a month you can sponsor a child. Each child will be served 2 days a week plus we provide grocery bags of food for the families. All donations will be used for the purposes of feeding children, operation expenses and education.
Want to get involved? Ask for details.