Since an exploratory trip in 1999 following the … Read more >
Café OCHO is open for business
We just opened our online coffee store. All proceeds go to supporting OCHO!
The New School is Up and Running
We just witnessed the opening of the new school.
Read more about the celebration here.
Take a look at our new store!
We’ve got T-shirts, coffee, and post cards.
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By Ali Allen When people ask me how I became involved with OCHO, it’s not a simple answer. Cristina Sáenz de Tejada, the President of the organization when I joined the brigade, was my Spanish teacher in high school. But it wasn’t just her shining example that inspired me to come along; rather, it was […]
By Lisa Nalven, M.D. To help the OCHO team to better understand the health care system in Honduras, Dr. Patrocinio Sarmiento, medical director of the Atima Health Center, gave a presentation about the provision of care in Atima and the surrounding communities. Control of the current health care system was centralized in 2012, but because the new […]
– By Maddie Wade Beyond the intense work that OCHO volunteers perform during the medical brigade, they have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty that surrounds Atima. There is something unique about the mountains in the area, and hiking has proved to be another way to learn about the culture, the geography, and the agriculture of […]
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