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Exciting New Opportunities

A note from our boys home:

On June 20, 2009, POI opened its doors to children who, before that day, had no hope and an uncertain future. POI took these children off the streets, out of abusive environments, away from poverty, hunger, loneliness, despair, and gave them a place to call home. Each of the stories of our children is proof of God’s redeeming love and hope for the future. Several of you have had the opportunity to meet them and learn a little bit more about them. Today, we wanted to share some exciting news happening at the boys home!

As many of you know our boys love to play table tennis. Over the last few years, their skills have developed immensely. This past year, all the boys began competing in tournaments and some of them were even selected to represent Honduras in a Central American tournament.

Anderson will compete in the U-18 division, while Helton, Isaac, and Andre compete for the U-15. They will travel to Guatemala and compete against teams from; El Salvador, Panama, Belize, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Guatemala. Our boys, who train daily, look forward to giving it their best and possibly earn some awards.
Alongside Mary, they will leave Tegucigalpa next Tuesday, February 7th, and will return home on Sunday, February 12th. Please keep them in your prayers and join us in celebrating their accomplishments!

 

Thoughts from Kujuria

13435339_10102111399076510_663207599152199137_nThis summer, Point of Impact was blessed to have six mission teams travel to Honduras to serve alongside our staff. They spent their weeks teaching in our children’s programs, building homes for families in the community, giving lice treatments to our students, feeding the residents at the dump and rehab shelters, and playing with the children in a special-needs orphanage…among many other things! Continue reading

The Next Picasso

Hello, my name is Helga Sierra and I grew up in Tegucigalpa. When I turned 18, I moved to the United States to pursue a college degree in business. I knew I wanted to study in a different country when I was 14, the new places, cultures and possibilities in education were exciting to me. Not many people, in the world, get the opportunity to travel to the United States to get an education. I would say I fall in the 2-3% of the Honduran population, probably less…

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