Watch some highlights from this year’s trip: Details of this brigade and other news are coming on our next monthly Newsletter. Stay tuned!
The focus this year was again on identification of needs, safe and effective eating/nutrition/swallowing, positioning and its effects on function, mobility and motor development, play and fine motor, communication and language and the impact on behavior, and provision of resources for both the educators and the families to advance development. True collaboration was experienced by […]
Thanks to Kate Rice for putting together this video about the water treatment plant in Atima, Honduras. Kate Rice worked in Atima with OCHO on the 2014 and 2015 brigades as a high school student volunteer. While in Atima, she developed a special interest in the sustainable water treatment plant that serves the village and […]
By Dr. Helen Walker, MD This Friday, 45 volunteers, including medical specialists, occupational therapists, teachers, interpreters and others, will head out to Atima and Choloma, providing medical care to about 3000 adults and children in these two remote mountain villages in northwestern Honduras. We’ll use our carefully packed medications to treat all sorts of problems […]
OCHO’s partnerships keep growing! In June 2015 we had the opportunity to tour several elementary schools in the remote areas of the Atima region where local students participate in the building of and caring for organic sustainable farms adjacent to their school grounds. The produce harvested by the students is then prepared by parents at the […]