Reading about the caravan of immigrants, primarily from Honduras, escaping their country because of poverty, violence, and lack of economic opportunity is painful. The answer, of course, is not to build costly walls (estimated cost: $10 billion) or send 7,000 US troops to the border (estimated cost $100 – $200 million).
Why did you return to BECA and Amigos de Jesus for a 2nd year?
“The most dangerous country in the Western Hemisphere” is what comes across most people’s minds when hearing Honduras, even mine the first time I went. However, after spending so much time in Honduras, I see a country of hope. I see a country of hardworking, motivated individuals.
From Cofradia to Chicago
In this moment, BECA seeks an Executive Director who can lead our efforts toward amplifying BECA’s role in creating viable solutions in the region by developing and implementing a strategy to ensure the long-term strength of our programming.