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Ways to empower women
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5 Ways to Empower Women and Girls Every Day

As an organization committed to improving the lives of women and girls in Honduras, we’d like to share what we’ve learned about creating a better world for our fellow sisters. Small actions add up. Ready to make a difference? Here are five of the most impactful ways to empower women ...

Fun Fundraising Ideas
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10 Fun Fundraising Ideas to Support Our Little Roses

After learning about Our Little Roses and the touching stories of our girls, many people are eager to help. While individual donations and sponsorships are a big part of how we carry out our mission, fundraisers are just as important.

In fact, fundraisers provide a double benefit. ...

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Where Do Donations Go? Find Out in Our Annual Report

After Our Little Roses celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2018, it was time to look back on the tremendous impact of Dr. Diana Frade’s vision and the hard work of staff and volunteers. In our nonprofit annual report, we’ve pulled together the story of how your donations support the ...

christian mission trips
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The Benefits of Going on a Mission Trip with Our Little Roses

Although most of us associate Christian mission trips with helping others, you’ll find that these experiences give back more than you could ever imagine. At Our Little Roses, we’ve seen friendships forged, faith strengthened, and perspectives forever changed.

Many of our mission ...

How Your Sponsorship Helps the Girls of Our Little Roses
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How Your Sponsorship Helps the Girls of Our Little Roses

If you’ve been reading the headlines lately, it’s hard not to feel helpless as you see the caravans of Hondurans traveling thousands of miles to escape the poverty and violence of their country. Life in Honduras is a daily struggle, with gangs overtaking neighborhoods, lack of ...

The Importance of Girls Education
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The Importance of Girls Education

The Importance of Girls Education

In the United States, we are fortunate enough not to have to worry too much about education for our children. In Honduras, however, graduating high school is considered a major educational achievement. This is particularly true for girls, who face ...

Building, Construction,
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Honduras, Half a Century of Change

Honduras, Half a Century of Change
An Open Letter from OLR Founder, Dr. Diana Frade
 

From my first visit to Honduras as a tourist in 1969 to the present day, I have witnessed many dramatic, and sometimes unsettling, changes in Honduras.

At the time I arrived in ...

Peace and Justice Report
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Carol Garrison on the Peace & Justice Report

Carol Garrison on the Peace & Justice Report
 

Carol Garrison has been an Our Little Roses Board Member since 2014.  As an integral part of the Fundraising Committee, she has assisted in providing the organization with financial guidance and love to ensure continued ...

Crosses, Christianity, Palm Cross
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Our Little Roses Palm Crosses

Our Little Roses Palm Crosses Carried through to Eternal Life
 
Our Little Roses has been fortunate enough to have the ability for each of our girls, old and new, to work with their hands to create beautiful pieces of art through our Wood Workshop.  One of the many items ...