When AJS started working to make Honduras a more just society, we quickly realized that fighting corruption was essential to protecting the poor and vulnerable.

When you read the news about Honduras, you may be tempted to feel hopeless about the country’s situation. But focusing on these negative reports only tells part of the story. 

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How joining a social auditing group inspired a woman to pursue a university degree

The New York Times published an opinion piece by Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize winning author and also our good friend, about the problems facing Honduras. For those of us who love Honduras, it is not an easy read - but we have seen change and we remain hopeful.

AJS’s impact clubs reach hundreds of children each year in some of Honduras’ most challenging communities. But our dream is even bigger – we want to equip other churches and organizations to use our methodology in their own communities, impacting children across Honduras to be peacemakers and agents of change.

An Ambassador uses his 30 years of international experience to speak up for justice with AJS

A special reflection from AJS Co-Founders Kurt Ver Beek and Jo Ann Van Engen on the importance of supporting Honduras now.

Join AJS in praying for justice in Honduras this month.

When Nelsy’s not working or studying community development in college, she leads one of APJ’s regional youth chapters. Nelsy’s journey toward justice is an example of how AJS can inspire people to recognize opportunities for change in their community – and take action.

In 1998, AJS-Honduras was founded by a group of Honduran and North American friends (including Kurt Ver Beek and Jo Van Engen) dedicated to doing justice in Honduras. We're excited to share a throwback to the 1990s, when we worked  with the Garifuna community of Ruguma to protect their lands from theft. 

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The New York Times published an opinion piece by Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize winning author and also our good friend, about the problems facing Honduras. For those of us who love Honduras, it is not an easy read - but we have seen change and we remain hopeful.