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5 Ways to Empower Women and Girls Every Day

August 12, 2019

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 ...

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10 Fundraising Ideas to Support Our Little Roses

July 19, 2019

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

July 1, 2019

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 ...

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

June 6, 2019

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 ...

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How Your Sponsorship Helps the Girls of Our Little Roses

April 24, 2019

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 ...

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The Importance of Girls Education

February 28, 2019

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 ...

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Shoreline Sugars has Changed Lives

December 17, 2018

Shoreline Sugars has Changed Lives
Shoreline Sugars Boutique Co-Owner, Mary Clark, found herself in San Pedro Sula, Honduras in the Summer of 2018 on a trip that seemed to be divinely mapped out.  Mary visited Our Little Roses, home for abused and abandoned girls, after being ...

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Honduras, Half a Century of Change

November 28, 2018

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 ...

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Carol Garrison on the Peace & Justice Report

November 9, 2018

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 ...

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