Why I Became a Camp Counselor

According to The Dialogue, one in ten Hondurans are illiterate, and 27% of Honduran youth neither work nor study. The Honduran government estimates that nearly 1,000 rural communities lack an elementary school. On my first trip here in 2014, I was exposed to children studying outside due to lack of space, under the scorching hot Honduran sun.

Camp Counselors Trip to La Ceiba

Cofradía is a calm and quiet place; not much goes on outside of school and the work one does there. The tranquility is great after a long day, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes one desires to let off some steam in a bigger, busier city. Additionally, Cofradía is, in my opinion, more homogenous than the big cities I’m used to back in the states.