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What is Positive Discipline?

Our upbringing and relationships with the ones close to us profoundly shape how we perceive the world as we get older. This is also true when it comes to how we are disciplined as children.

The girls of Our Little Roses come from a variety of backgrounds. Some of them have ...

A young Honduran girl at school with colorful educational blocks
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Poverty and Education: Why We Need More Girls in STEM

In Honduras, approximately 60% of all residents experience a life of poverty. With eight million people living in Honduras, approximately 4,800,000 people are impoverished, and that's in the urban settings. For Hondurans who live in rural regions of the country, the percentage climbs ...

A young girl from Our Little Roses sits in front of a flower bed
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Recap of 2019: How You Helped Make a Difference

2019 was quite an exciting year for Our Little Roses! We had the amazing blessing of continuing our efforts to empower and educate young girls in Honduras while staying true to our goal by offering extensive educational and enrichment programs. As we look back on this recap of 2019, ...

A group of 4 Hondurian girls smiling
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How Your Charitable Donations Make a Difference at Our Little Roses

When You Become an Our Little Roses Sponsor, You Transform a Girl’s Life!
Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Central America. In a country of 8 million inhabitants, 60% of Hondurans live below the poverty line; in rural areas, the rate rises to 65.4%. Two-thirds of children ...

Diana (the founder of Our Little Roses) and an Alumna before her wedding way
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Mother’s Day 2020: How Our Little Roses Celebrates

Of all the holidays scattered throughout the year, Mother's Day is the one day designated to mothers all over the world. As a celebration of motherhood and all that being a mother includes, families come together to praise the mothers in their lives. Moms contribute a plethora of ...

Colorful Easter eggs placed on the grass
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Easter Sunday 2020: Celebrate With Our Little Roses

This year, Easter Sunday falls on Sunday, April 12th. Leading up to Easter Sunday 2020, there are 40 days of Lent (excluding Sundays), 7 of which are part of Holy Week. The Triduum begins with the evening service on Holy (Maudry) Thursday and continues with Good Friday, ending with ...

Nails and a crown of thorns on the rocky ground.
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How Our Little Roses Observes Holy Week 2020

As Lent moves into its last week, the Christian world starts to observe Holy Week. During Holy Week 2020 and Easter Day, many churches will see their biggest crowds. Even families who do not attend religious services on a regular basis will often make time to visit during Holy Week. ...

International Women’s Day group of women standing together in support.
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International Women’s Day: How Our Little Roses Empowers Women

Throughout the world, International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over one hundred years. Although the way it is celebrated has changed over the years, the meaning behind this thoughtful day has not. Celebrating and encouraging the achievements of young women is what Our Little ...

Lent is a very important time period for Christians.
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What is Lent? A Complete Guide by Our Little Roses

Every religion has its own seasons in the same way that every generic calendar year does. If you take a look at the month of February, you’ll stumble upon holidays such as Valentine’s Day and US Presidents' Day. 

However, these two examples are representative of global and ...