~ Hurricane Mitch killed about 5,600 people and caused $2 billion in damage across the country in 1998
~ Gang membership is estimated in the tens of thousands and threats of violence are used to control poorer districts
~ About 50% of Hondurans are under the age of 19
~The main exports - bananas and coffee - make the economy vulnerable to shifts in commodity prices
Join us as we endeavour to build a relationship with many families in Nueva Frontera. This isn't just about sending money and it is definitely not about feeling good about ourselves ... this is about building lasting relationships and helping in the restoration of children's futures.