POI News

2011 POI Golf Benefit Tournament

November 1st, 2011

The 2011 first ever POI Global Golf Benefit Tournament brought many teams together on Oct. 24 for a 5-man scramble. Each team’s entry fee sponsored a child in our day programs in Tegucigalpa, Honduras for an entire year. Hole sponsorships also gave a child the opportunity to attend the program for a year. read more »

Christmas Backpack Project

November 1st, 2011

You can be the catalyst to break the cycle of despair in Honduras. By giving a child a Christmas Backpack, you equip them with the supplies they need to get a proper education. For $45, you provide a backpack filled with: read more »

Binding up the broken

August 1st, 2011

Imagine trying to buy medicine and pay for a doctor’s care when you’re making less than $1 a day. Approximately 46 percent of the population lives on this measly salary in an environment where they have little running water and disease can easily run rampant. read more »

Malnutrition devastates 1 in 4 children

July 16th, 2011

One out of every four children in Honduras suffers from chronic malnutrition. That means approximately 240,000 children have organ deficiencies due to lack of food. The World Food Program said these sad statistics make Honduras the Central American country with the second highest number of children suffering from malnutrition. read more »

Education system in Honduras is lacking

April 1st, 2011

In the country of Honduras, teachers have been on strike for the majority of the school year so far. In a period of two months, they have only held class eight times. While the teachers protest, they leave students to fend for themselves. If education is the future of a nation, the school system has crippled the next generation by not providing the necessary tools to improve society. read more »

Christmas Backpack Giveaway!!!

February 23rd, 2011

Watch video about the 2010 Christmas Backpack Giveaway results. The children were thrilled to receive a backpack filled with school supplies, school uniform and shoes. read more »