Perhaps you have read or participated in Point of Impact’s annual Christmas Backpack Program. Perhaps you have donated, but are not sure what happens after a Christmas backpack is purchased. In Honduras, the public school system is free until a student reaches the sixth grade. However, the majority of these children come from families that live on less than two dollars a day—school supplies and uniforms are never an option.
But this year, five hundred children now have the supplies they’ll need to be prepared for school.