LA MOSKITIA, HONDURAS      Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group,      Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
50.7% HONDURANS                                 live in poverty.Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group,Guilmor Bonilla, Reac...
•   Though it is the second largestGracias a Dios is the          department in the country making up   eastern-most      ...
In 2000, the World Health Organization ranked the Honduranhealthcare system at 131 (of 190) in the entire world – the lowe...
Support the initiatives of the missionary family The Waits-Reach Out Honduras in Puerto Lempira, la Moskitia.Provoke more ...
Lack of paternal        • most of the men are dead, dying or paralyzed                            due to free diving for C...
• the Miskitos speak a variety of   Language               miskitos and Creole Spanish, most    barrier               cann...
Young unprepared         • teenagers caring for toddlers  teen mothers Medical care            • limited or non- existent ...
Get military support for bi-                 monthly airdrops of                 common dry goods or of                 su...
Government can give tax                                     incentives to private sector                                  ...
Clinica Evangelica MoravaAhuas, Gracias a Dios, HondurasMAG works in partnership with a Honduran charity Alas de Socorro (...
Rus Rus, Gracias a Dios, Honduras Located only 5 miles from the Nicaragua border, but nearly 60 miles from the nearest Hon...
Alex and Laura Waits both emigrated to Honduras with their family to serve God’spurpose for them! I’d like to support thei...
:•   Baby Scale for House of Hope Malnourished Baby Program•   Baby Formula for Malnourished Baby Program•   Dry/Powdered ...
ON-GOING NEEDSMAMA TARA’S ORPHANAGENEEDS                                       MEDICAL & SCHOOLNEEDS                      ...
IndirectDirect Help                HELP                                                           Help   Organize a       ...
• Contact :                    at 99826053• E-mail: info@grupomaraj.com• CBC produces ESL material oriented at  preserving...
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La Moskitia, Honduras

  1. 1. LA MOSKITIA, HONDURAS Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  2. 2. 50.7% HONDURANS live in poverty.Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group,Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  3. 3. • Though it is the second largestGracias a Dios is the department in the country making up eastern-most about 15% of the land mass, it is department of sparsely populated, and contains Honduras. extensive pine savannas, swamps, and rain forests. • It is overlooked by Honduran society In 2005, the and government. In La Moskitia, theestimated population standard of living, income, and access of 76,278 only to healthcare is far lower than the accounted for 1% of national averages—all of which are the total population already among the lowest in Central of Honduras. America. Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  4. 4. In 2000, the World Health Organization ranked the Honduranhealthcare system at 131 (of 190) in the entire world – the lowestranking of all Central American countries.With few exceptions, the government provides little or no healthservices in the Moskitia region, leaving the vast majority of care tobe supplied by charity and missionary organizations.The lack of infrastructure (roads) in the region makes healthcaredelivery virtually impossible without the use of aircraft.NATIONAL ECONOMICand HEALTH STATISTICS: Population (2009): 7,792,854, Per capita Income Average: $2,580,Population below poverty line ($1/day): 51%Healthy Life Expectancy: 61 years, Infant Mortality Rate (per 1000): 24, Mortality prior to Age 5 (per1000): 41 (1 in 24) Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  5. 5. Support the initiatives of the missionary family The Waits-Reach Out Honduras in Puerto Lempira, la Moskitia.Provoke more awareness regarding the living conditions of theminority tribes, particularly the Miskitos & Lencas in Honduras.Provide ESL material to help eliminate illiteracy in La Moskitia.Teach the people and children that they are not forgotten Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  6. 6. Lack of paternal • most of the men are dead, dying or paralyzed due to free diving for Caribbean lobsters or figures drug packs • ( a uniform requires money to purchase it especiallyNeed for uniforms to if one household has approximately 13 or more children of age) in Puerto Lempira uniforms are anattend public school obstacle to schooling, • logistics access in and out is not easy and expensive Village economy thereby limiting how many people who may want to help but cannot due to lack of funds for the expedition- needs to be URGENT NEED to get government to do its part to ensure stimulated some kind of frequent and affordable taxi service. Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  7. 7. • the Miskitos speak a variety of Language miskitos and Creole Spanish, most barrier cannot read or write, math skills are also limited. Lack of village • early death of patriarchs results on elders to pass on lots of orphans fending for survival themselves, malnutrition of babies,knowledge to new high mortality rates etc generations Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  8. 8. Young unprepared • teenagers caring for toddlers teen mothers Medical care • limited or non- existent • All goods are priced according toExorbitant costs of weight transported from La Ceiba etc basic food items • They need to learn to produce locally. • impacts on sense of security of Narco-presence Hondurans to visit to help Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  9. 9. Get military support for bi- monthly airdrops of common dry goods or of supplies necessary for an improved condition of life. (dreaming big here)Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group,Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  10. 10. Government can give tax incentives to private sector to ADOPT-A- COMMUNITY/TRIBE50.7%HONDURANS livein poverty. Professionals can receive bigger salaries for moving to remote areas to teach & develop communities. Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  11. 11. Clinica Evangelica MoravaAhuas, Gracias a Dios, HondurasMAG works in partnership with a Honduran charity Alas de Socorro (Wings ofHelp) to provide air support to the hospital in Ahuas.Since 2005, MAG has supplied a missionary pilot/mechanic to fly and maintain twoCessna 206 aircraft based in Ahuas. These aircraft provide emergency medicalevacuation services, transportation for hospital staff, and form a vital supply linkfor the hospital and surrounding area.MAG personnel are volunteers, raising their own financial support in order bringmedical care to the Miskito people by providing 400-500 flight hours and hundredsof hours of aircraft maintenance support annually. This translates directly intohundreds of lives saved per year! Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  12. 12. Rus Rus, Gracias a Dios, Honduras Located only 5 miles from the Nicaragua border, but nearly 60 miles from the nearest Honduran "municipality," the Rus Rus hospital was once a key medical outpost serving refugee camps that flooded the region during the Contra war in Nicaragua in the 1980s. RUS RUS WAS RECENTLYREOPENED BUT NEEDS A LOT OFHELP TO RESTOCK AND PROVIDE QUALITY ATTENTION ! Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  13. 13. Alex and Laura Waits both emigrated to Honduras with their family to serve God’spurpose for them! I’d like to support their efforts from SPS. They did not ask but I feel it necessary to collaborateGroup, them. Photos courtesy Missionary Air with Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  14. 14. :• Baby Scale for House of Hope Malnourished Baby Program• Baby Formula for Malnourished Baby Program• Dry/Powdered Milk for Malnourished Baby Program• Magazines that you are finished with – Christianity Today, Time, Newsweek, Today’s Christian Woman, Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, etc. – for Bead Necklaces• Old Jewelry – for Bead Necklaces• LEGOS – used or new- for LEGOS of Love Projects• Spanish books for children (or Spanish/English) for Book Mobile Project• School Supplies – spiral notebooks, pencils, Scientific Calculators• Black closed-toe shoes• Kids clothes – ages 4-18• Medication for Children (Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen, Pepto, etc.)• Sterile & Non-Sterile Gauze & Betadine or other solution• Vitamins for Children• Sports Equipment – balls, cleats, gloves, etc Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  15. 15. ON-GOING NEEDSMAMA TARA’S ORPHANAGENEEDS MEDICAL & SCHOOLNEEDS • Peroxide • Children’s • Alcohol Scissors • Sheets • Bras • Ibuprofen • Notebooks • Towels • Underwear • Pepto Bismol • Books in • Deodorant • Brushes • Acetaminoph Spanish • Lotion • Socks en • Pencils • • Colored • Hair • Toothpaste Pencils Conditioner • • School Toothbrush Supplies • Paper • Shampoo es • Markers • Rulers • Soap • Clothespins • Crayons • Feminine • Flip-flops • Glue Napkins (sturdy) • • Broom G Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  16. 16. IndirectDirect Help HELP Help Organize a Write letters Sponsor a mission to to the mission to Moskitia President Moskitia Open a Send letters to Send care business in the packages with Moskitia Newspapers items from list Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.
  17. 17. • Contact : at 99826053• E-mail: info@grupomaraj.com• CBC produces ESL material oriented at preserving ethnicity and cultural pride, but it costs a lot to mass produce material at a super accessible price.• ANYONE INTERESTED IN SPONSORING OUR CBC SWOT, CARE PACKS, LOGISTICS COST, SATELLITE CONNECTION, PLEASE CALL & HELP US MAKE LA MOSKITIA LITERATE and feel they are part of HONDURAS! Photos courtesy Missionary Air Group, Guilmor Bonilla, Reach Out Honduras.

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