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.
In a neighborhood where many parents worry about crime, gangs, or drugs influencing their children, Cesar stands out as an example. He graduated from high school, and has plans to continue studying and working. He volunteers in his church and in community service projects. “The (impact club leaders) have been a part of my life for 10 years,” he said, “I am the person I am today thanks to them.”
In a small community in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, a youth club’s community service project brings people together around a favorite pastime – soccer.
AJS’s youth and family project works to prevent cycles of injustice and poverty — including through teen pregnancy prevention
AJS counselors help parents and children to stop violence before it starts.
AJS mentors have helped 20-year-old Sayra transform from an at-risk youth to an inspiration for others.
Emilio was a member of an at-risk youth Impact club, and now he wants to help others make changes in their lives too.
Fifteen-year-old Karla is a member of an AJS-supported club for at-risk youth called Impact. Her life has been transformed by support from her AJS mentor, Betsabe.
AJS’s Youth Impact groups make a big difference in the life of Ricky – and in the lives of many other at-risk youth.
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