Build a Smaller World with SHI!
LOOKING FOR A MEANINGFUL ADVENTURE? JOIN SHI IN CENTRAL AMERICA!
SHI's Smaller World Tours support farming communities in Central America by providing meaningful, community-based, service-learning experiences to current and future supporters of SHI.
Smaller World volunteers work alongside local staff and SHI participant families on a wide range of projects that have lasting impacts on in their communities. Days may be spent building wood-conserving stoves, constructing irrigation systems, planting gardens and much more. SHI participant families, as well as volunteers, find this unique exchange to be unforgettable and inspiring. No special skill or experience is needed, and families and groups are welcomed.
Travel, Experience, Volunteer. We invite you to experience SHI's work for yourself!
Dairy Goat Workshop
While most humans and animals alike huddled in their homes for warmth this January, six volunteers from the United States traveled to Honduras with SHI's Smaller World Tours program to sponsor our first Dairy Goat Workshop. The volunteers joined our SHI-Honduras field staff and eight families from Barrio Abajo in building a goat shelter, corral and five acre pasture fence.The workshop was led by Medardo Fuentes, formerly of Heifer International Honduras, with the assistance of SHI-Panama Field Trainer, Diomedes Arrocha,…Tags: honduras smaller world dairy goats animal husbandry Read more...
Women Sharing Lessons & Laughter
Author: Stephanie Deutsch, Smaller World VolunteerIt was our first morning in La Majada, a tiny village in the mountains of Honduras, and we were walking with our local guides from the one-room, cinderblock schoolhouse up a steep, verdant hill to visit Don Virgilio Hernandez, an elderly man in a wide hat with a warm, almost toothless grin, and Noé, a young farmer proud of the radishes he had raised using newly learned organic farming techniques. We passed several tiny adobe…Tags: women testimonials honduras smaller world community Read more...
Build a Smaller World
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