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9212 Honduras 2014 Messengers of Peace Project

23rd Jun 2014

Members of Pack, Troop, and AHG Troop 9212 journeyed from Summerville, SC to San Juan De Flores, Honduras for a week long Messengers of Peace Project. We staged at the Touch a Life feeding center owned by Final Frontiers Foundation. During the week we traveled to local villages where we had raised funds to feed 150 families for one month. We were able to leverage our resources and increase that number to 250 by weeks end. Additionally we created and installed a solar power lighting system in a house church so that lighting was available to conduct services. We donated to that house church 40 Spanish Bibles as well as conducted multiple first aid projects for the local population. After we completed that we rode horses and donkeys to another remote village church were we brought another 50 bibles to the community, donated frisbees, soccer balls, and spent the day in fellowship with the local people. One of the most unique aspects of the trip was we were given permission by the Tolupan people to camp and stay with them on their land. We delivered 150 food bags along with medicine, first aid supplies, and other items to the village. We met with the Chief, presented him a Troop neckerchief, and enjoyed an evening under his hospitality in the village. During one of the days we ran into Troop 36 from Scouts de Honduras who welcomed us into their weekly meeting in Valle De Angeles. We shared patches, pins, songs, stories, prayer, and had an awesome event. Our Boy Scout Troop 9212 is adopting their Troop and will be spending time with them next year camping when we return. This is the 2nd Annual Project of this type. We look forward to many more trips to Honduras in the future! Pictures and videos will be uploaded as soon as possible.

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