Finding Hope in Zones of Conflict

  • October 26, 2016

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In this complex and dangerous context enters AJS’s Peace and Justice Project. They reach out to the families of homicide victims and offer a listening ear, as well as help filing a police report, facilitating investigation, and accompanying witnesses through the process of giving testimony. It is this personal interaction that can make the difference…



AJS Advocates for Safe Places to Give Testimony

  • October 26, 2016

gesell chamber

One way in which AJS is helping to make the Honduran judicial system work is by advocating for better attention to victims and witnesses of crimes. These rooms, called “Gesell Chambers”, allow victims of sensitive crimes like interfamily violence, sexual abuse, or sexual assault to give their testimony before a court – without the fear,…



National Day of the Bible Event in Honduras

  • September 29, 2016

individuals hold hands as they pray for their country

Over ten thousand Hondurans packed into the national stadium on the National Day of the Bible to pray for their country. You, too, can join this prayer network by signing up here.



Empowering Women with Literacy Classes

  • September 29, 2016

women study their literacy homework

Sometimes AJS’s work in communities leads to opportunities to provide services beyond our regular programs, like this literacy class that a volunteer holds in one of AJS’s target communities. In this story, she shares about an indomitable woman who overcame the idea that she was too old to learn and learned to sign her name…



Shining a Light on Corruption in the Health Sector

  • September 28, 2016

The principal table at the presentation of the report

This month, AJS presented its baseline study and institutional diagnosis of the Honduran Secretary of Health. The technical report was the result of nearly a year of evaluations and audit, and will help initiate reforms that will improve health care for all of Hondurans.



Transforming Health in Honduras

  • September 8, 2016

TH volunteers oversee medicine distribution

A small group of people is transforming health in Honduras. Members of Transformemos Honduras and employees of the Association for a More Just society are saving lives through their expertise in transparency, accountability, and the efficiency of public systems, doing the difficult work of getting the Honduran Health system to work for its people.



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