Special Education at Casita

Special Education at Casita

Our brand new pilot special education program is up and running. The program, funded with a grant from RetailROI, has seen around 30 students from the school in our neighborhood receive the additional learning support that they need so that they are not left behind in class. The students, aged from 7 to 11 years,… Continue Reading

Casita is 7 years old today!

Casita is 7 years old today!

Guest blog post by Christopher Butterworth – Community member Let me kick things off by wishing a very happy birthday to the most incredible organization in my favorite place in Central America. Casita Copan is celebrating its seventh birthday on what should be a special day for all children in Honduras. Today is also Children’s… Continue Reading

#JoinTheResolution

#JoinTheResolution

This week, we are launching our Resolve campaign!   In the upcoming year, our aim is to get closer to resolving the issues that cause child abandonment.  Over the next eight weeks, we’ll focus on the root causes of child abandonment: child malnutrition, gender inequality, lack of access to education, and poverty.  We’ll be sharing information,… Continue Reading

6 years and counting

6 years and counting

Every one of our anniversaries we are reminded of why we started Casita. This past Children’s Day we marked year number 6! As we know, circumstances for kids can be bleak, and for some of our children have already endured the cruel realities of an unjust world. But if there’s one thing that we’ve learned… Continue Reading

Zoila’s Dream

Zoila’s Dream

Meet Zoila, a charismatic Casita Mom with big dreams for her foster children. Zoila is a pioneer foster mom of our ‘Casita’ program, but like many women in Honduras, she had limited resources as a child. As one of eight children, her family often struggled to make ends meet. She began working at the early… Continue Reading