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Education Initiatives In Honduras

Education Initiatives In Honduras

 
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

Find out how to Educate a Student through Connect Global

 

Every child deserves to get a quality education. 

Connect Global sponsors education initiatives and provides resources when and where we can in order to help those who educate children. 👩‍🏫

In August 2019 the Connect Global team was able to present a group of students with inspirational music and quality teaching, as well as hand out a few special treats. 🍭

We all loved to be loved. ❤️

Kids are not the exception they are the rule to this quote. Our team provided tangible gifts but were also able to give a hug and a smile to let the students know that We care and that God cares for them as well. 

They are special and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to spend quality time with the students here in San Lorenzo, Honduras.

The Secret of Change

The Secret of Change

The secret of Change

The secret of Change

 
The Secret of Change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
— Socrates
 

Help Us Pray for Jorge Amador

Help Us Pray for Jorge Amador

Jorge Amador, our friend, and partner has been serving with us since 2004. We are asking for our friends to keep him in their prayers this week as he travels through Central & South America.


Help Connect Global Pray for our Friend Jorge as He Travels this Week

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Jorge is departing today and will be traveling through Central America and South America over the next couple of weeks. There are some demonstrations and protesting still going on that makes travel a little more difficult and we are monitoring his movements closely and communicating with him along the way.

Please help us by agreeing to keep him in your prayers.

 
 

Jorge Amador, National Director for Honduras for Connect Global

Jorge Amador National Director for Honduras

Jorge has always been ready to serve in any capacity needed. His wisdom, charisma, and compassion make him an immediate friend to everyone he encounters. His loyalty make him a friend you want to keep.. 

Jorge is a valuable asset to our leadership in Honduras and has greatly augmented our efforts. He has supervised several projects such as our recently completed water well in El Tamarindo, and he along with his wife Janeth will be our first points of contact in our upcoming Maternity Home Project in La Ceiba .

Thank You, Jorge and family, for all of your hard work. 

Jorge Amador, National Director in Honduras for Connect Global, with his daughter Alison in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Jorge Amador, National Director in Honduras for Connect Global, with his daughter Alison in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Connect Global National Director in Honduras Jorge Amador is traveling to South America this week. Please keep him in your prayers.

Connect Global National Director in Honduras Jorge Amador is traveling to South America this week. Please keep him in your prayers.


 

Maternity Home Project Update

Connect Global Maternity Home Update

 

Thank You Jorge for Your Hardwork


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Maternity Home Project Update June 2019

Maternity Home Project Update June 2019

The Connect Global Team is very excited about the progress of the Maternity Home Ministry as well as the building and construction efforts which are scheduled to be complete in Summer 2019.


The Connect Global team is overjoyed with the amazing work that has been done on the Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras. Thank You!

This home is nearly complete and we could not be more excited to begin our ministry efforts inside the newly built facility. In March (2019) the Connect Global staff had an opportunity to finalize the contract with the hospital administration which will allow us to begin the operations for the Maternity Home as soon as the construction is finalized. We are so grateful for everyone who has donated and been a part of this journey.

We were able to tour the Maternity Home today with our current mission team. Tomorrow is one of the final construction related inspections and we expect to be able to begin staffing immediately.

The rooms are beautiful and it is apparent that great attention was paid to every detail. From the foundation to the roof, every facet of the construction of this building is done with excellence.

This Maternity Home allows Connect Global the access to serve both moms and newborns with great care and dignity while sharing the good news of Jesus with employees, hospital staff and each mom and their children.

Our focus and intention has always been on the relationships we can build within this facility through the operation of this Maternity Home Ministry.

We want to thank you for your prayer and support as we continue to invest in this ministry over the coming weeks, months and years. Thank You for sharing the vision and for joining in this cause. We are truly better together and we could never express our gratitude sufficiently.

Connect Global Team( L-R Travis Moffitt, Jorge Amador, Javier Mendoza, & Saige Mendoza) with Head Foreman and Contractor for ETERNA, Humberto Kwan Yan, March 2019

Connect Global Team( L-R Travis Moffitt, Jorge Amador, Javier Mendoza, & Saige Mendoza) with Head Foreman and Contractor for ETERNA, Humberto Kwan Yan, March 2019

Connect Global Mission Team June 2019 - Members from Believers Church in Statesboro, GA & Crosspoint Community Church in Rockwall, TX.

Connect Global Mission Team June 2019 - Members from Believers Church in Statesboro, GA & Crosspoint Community Church in Rockwall, TX.

Thank you for all of your prayer and your support! 

 

“A Mother holds her children's hands for a while...their hearts forever”

 
Connect Global June Mission Team at the entrance to the Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Connect Global June Mission Team at the entrance to the Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Mission Team Members inside the Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras in June 2019.

Mission Team Members inside the Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras in June 2019.


 

Connect Global Maternity Home Ministry Fund

 

Thank You for Your Support


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Mission Trip or Vacation?

Mission Trip or Vacation?

The difference between a mission trip and a vacation

“A mission trip is just a vacation that someone else pays for.” Lots of mission trip critics say this, and they’re right. Sometimes. At first glance mission trips and vacations do look pretty similar. They both involve taking time off from school or work, traveling to a new place, and taking lots of pictures.

However, if you’re really going on a mission trip, there will always be one huge difference. The difference is your purpose.

However, if you're really going on a mission trip, there will always be one huge difference. 

The difference is your purpose.

Self-centered vs. Selfless

The purpose of a vacation is to maximize your own personal enjoyment, relaxation, and pleasure. It's a trip that's all about you. It's self-centered.

On the other hand, the purpose of a mission trip is to maximize the name of Jesus by serving others. It's a trip that's all about others. It's selfless.

When a mission trip turns into a vacation

Can a mission trip turn into a vacation? Yes, if you're not being intentional.

What are your motives and reasons for going? To snap some cool pictures, get to know a cute guy or girl, or travel to an exotic place? If this is where your motives start and end, you're not honestly on a mission trip; you're more on a vacation because you're only focusing on yourself (self-centered).

What's your motivation?

Since we're all naturally self-centered, we need to be intentional about having selfless motives. It's not bad or wrong to take pictures, have fun with your teammates, or enjoy traveling. However, you don't want one of those to be your primary motivations during your trip. Motives turn into actions. So, if taking pictures is your primary motive, it'll be your primary action all throughout your mission trip.


On the other hand, if you're intentional about having motives like serving others, digging wells, or sharing God's love with children, then these will be the motives that turn into actions on your mission trip.

Think about it

Which way is your trip leaning? The mission trip side or the vacation side? The selfless side or the self-centered side?

No trip is perfect, and we all struggle with self-centered motives. However, if we're striving to be better reflections of Jesus, we need to be moving in a selfless direction. Jesus was rarely focused on getting great selfies during His trips.

The Importance of Clean Water

The Importance of Clean Water

In 2016 Connect Global partnered with the Community Water District in El Tamarindo to support a plan to give water to the residents of this remote and very water insecure town. In August of 2018, Connect Global helped complete the third phase of this current plan to bring water to 2 communities near the original well that was dug. In August 2019 we plan to complete another clean water project in this area. Thank You for your support. 


Access to Water around the world is a problem

More than 600 million people still lack ready access to improved sources of drinking water.

Connect Global shares the message of Jesus through collaborative and sustainable solutions to needs around the world. One of the ways we complete this is through clean water projects. We decided to partner with the community run, Water Management District, in Valle, Honduras to come up with a sustainable solution for not only the well but a supply chain to provide water directly to each resident in a sustainable way.

Connect Global has chosen to be a part of the solution

We also hosted a team in Altos De Estiquirin in August 2018 to do work on an existing well and make connections so that each of their residents will have access to clean water. 

Our Next Water Project will be in San Lorenzo in late summer of 2019. You can come with us and help bring clean water to a community in Need!

How You can Help provide clean water to this town in Honduras

We are raising $5000 to complete this project and we need your help. Whether you can give $5 or $50 every penny counts. You can literally save lives by helping us. Clean Water can equal improvements in education, income and overall health.

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In addition to clean water, our team has been able to help a local school get a kick-start to the new school year, and we also poured several new Concrete floors which will help several families by keeping the elements out of their homes.

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Maternity Home Project Update Spring 2019

Maternity Home Project Update Spring 2019

The Connect Global Team is very excited about the progress of the Maternity Home Ministry as well as the building and construction efforts which are scheduled to be complete in May 2019.


Together we have been able to work towards the completion of a Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras. Thank You!

This home is nearly complete and we could not be more excited to begin our ministry efforts inside the newly built, 24 bed facility. The Connect Global staff had an opportunity to finalize the contract which will allow us to begin forming the operations staff for the Maternity Home. We are so grateful for everyone who has donated and been a part of this journey.

Connect Global Team( L-R Travis Moffitt, Jorge Amador, Javier Mendoza, & Saige Mendoza) with Head Foreman and Contractor for ETERNA, Humberto Kwan Yan, March 2019

Connect Global Team( L-R Travis Moffitt, Jorge Amador, Javier Mendoza, & Saige Mendoza) with Head Foreman and Contractor for ETERNA, Humberto Kwan Yan, March 2019

Thank you for all of your prayer and your support! 

 

“A Mother holds her children's hands for a while...their hearts forever”

 
Connect Global Team at the entrance to the Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Connect Global Team at the entrance to the Maternity Home in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Construction of the Maternity Home in La Ceiba Honduras should be complete by May 2019.

Construction of the Maternity Home in La Ceiba Honduras should be complete by May 2019.


 

Connect Global Maternity Home Ministry Update

 

Thank You for Your Support


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Connect Global Water Well Project - Completed August 2018

Connect Global Water Well Project - Completed August 2018

In 2016 Connect Global partnered with the Community Water District in El Tamarindo to support a plan to give water to the residents of this remote and very water insecure town. In August of 2018, Connect Global helped complete the final phase of this current plan to bring water to 2 communities near the original well that was dug. Thank You for your support. 


As you may remember, we began raising funds to assist a community in Honduras to drill a new water well in their town around December of 2016. 

We are proud to report that we have helped complete the next phase of this water project in this remote area of Honduras. 

Our team was able to install a new tank, plumbing, and electric pump to help satisfy the needs of the community and increase their water per household tenfold. 

The team from House of Grace church in Georgia partnered with us financially as well as by sending a very hardworking team to see the completion of this project.

Thank You to all who financially and spiritually invested in the long-term benefits of clean and healthy drinking water for this community of Estiquirin, Honduras. We are grateful! 

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In addition to clean water, our team was able to help a local school get a kick-start to the new school year, and we also poured several new Concrete floors which will help several families by keeping the elements out of their homes.

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Water Well Project - Update 2018

Water Well Project - Update 2018

We are very excited to share with you a fantastic update from Honduras. 

As you may remember, we began raising funds to assist a community in Honduras to drill a new water well in their town around December of 2016. 

Many people, organizations, and churches have given towards this effort, and over the Christmas Holiday, we received the amount needed to begin making this Water Well a reality.

One of our Partners in Honduras, Jorge Amador, has been helping us coordinate with the community, hire local drilling professionals, as well as provide oversight to the project. 

The drilling was initiated on Monday, January 23, and we could not be happier to report that the well was completed. The partners in Honduras also contracted the drilling team to go to a nearby town and drill a second well. 

Over the last year, along with our Honduran partners, we developed a plan to help this second town, Estiquirin, get their well completed and water to every resident. 

In August 2018, Our Team along with a team from House of Grace church in Georgia will be there to see the completion of this project. This is a big project and will cost about $4,000. We have already received $1,000 towards the goal and invite you to invest in the long-term benefits of clean and healthy drinking water for this community of Estiquirin, Honduras. 


Please continue to pray with us as this project proceeds and we wait to see this Clean Water Project be completed!  

Together we will not only provide clean water to this town but also a restored faith in Jesus because of answered prayers. Thank You.  

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