Co-Founder: Give Hope 2 Kids
People often ask us why there are so many orphaned and abandoned kids in Honduras, so I'm writing a series of articles to answer that question. I write this from our 8 years of experience in working with students, abandoned kids, the Honduran social services, and many other non-profit organizations in Honduras. While we will keep our kid's histories private, these are the types of stories they could tell.
We live in the country of Honduras, where girls can be stolen.
In Spanish they use the verb robar, to rob or steal. Where we live, people use this word to describe a few different relational contexts.
1. Getting Married: If young people don’t have money for a wedding (meaning that they can’t afford to feed the whole village a nice meal), then they might choose to get “married” unofficially. This is how most of the previous generation got married. They would generally have their parent’s consent. The guy would come get the girl in the night sometime and then they’d be considered married. Continue reading HERE...