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TORCH 2016 The Ladies of TORCH Day 7

We started the day with the hopes of visiting children in Diamante and doing VBS activities with them, but when Blair and I got to the buses this morning we realized that there was a need for more people in the construction crew. After debating our thoughts and battling with wanting to spend time with [...]

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TORCH 2016 The Ladies of TORCH Day 5

Today we started out not really sure what the day would hold. We are usually informed of the options available the night before but did not get that information. We got ready thinking we were going to the hospital today but were told going down to breakfast that the options were to help at the [...]

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TORCH 2016 The Ladies of TORCH Day 4

We loaded the bus this morning excited and ready for our group's first build of the trip. Our excitement was quickly squelched when Kurt stepped on the bus and told us where our build sight was going to be for the day.Our bus was headed to the dump to build two homes. He told us [...]

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TORCH 2016 The Ladies of TORCH Day 3

Today with one team needing to build a house to get the number set achieved, the rest of us visited Mi Esperanza. There we learned the mission, toured and purchased handmade items. These purchases serve dual purposes. 1. All proceeds go directly back to Mi Esperanza to fund their goal of empowering women with trades [...]

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TORCH 2016 The Ladies of TORCH Day 2

Today one bus went to the market while the other bus built a house. We chose to go to market where "Cuanto questa?" Or How much does this cost?, was the phrase of the day. Cisco served as our male Spanish speaking presence and graciously led our group around the market. Our bus split into [...]

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TORCH 2016 The Ladies of TORCH Day 1

Day 1- "8 Senoritas en Honduras" Things really could not have gone any smoother all things considered. Check in was seamless and making our flights was just as smooth. It could be that we got a few "uh-oh's" out of the way, at least Stateside, on the drive down to New Orleans Thursday. 1. Windshield [...]

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