Tag: transformemos honduras

Empowering Communities to Transform Public Schools

  • March 13, 2018

Sacrificing hours from their busy weeks, volunteers use simple information-gathering instruments to record things like how many days schools meet for class, how many classes are taught, and for how long, whether the school has textbooks and materials, and other issues important to children’s education.

Facing the Goliath of Corruption in Community Schools

  • September 18, 2017

“Who knows the story of David and Goliath?” asks Dolores Martinez, who coordinates AJS’s community engagement and auditing project. All twenty of the participants in plastic chairs arranged in a circle raise their hands. With the few small stones of advocacy, oversight, and accountability, she tells them, they can bring down the giant of corruption that is limiting the public education system in Honduras.

Transforming Health in Honduras

  • September 8, 2016

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.

Medicine Warehouse Administrator Arrested

  • October 30, 2015

In a groundbreaking move, AJS’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Center in partnership with the Special Prosecutor for Corruption brought abuse of authority charges against the administrator of the central public medicine warehouse.

Western Honduras Unites for Transparency

  • October 30, 2015

When Francisco Monroy, a pastor, saw the desperate state of the Honduran public education system, he wanted to do something but didn’t know what. AJS-supported Let’s Transform Honduras provided an answer.