Lunches for Learning
Have you ever considered what it would be like if you had to walk for an hour each morning across a rugged mountain road just to attend school for the day, only to be faced with having to walk another hour at the end of the school day to get home? Or what if you had to send your kids to school on an empty stomach each morning because you had no food? For the kids of rural Honduras, this is their reality every day. Honduras is among the poorest nations in the world with much of the population living below the poverty level, earning less than $2 per day. However, statistics show that a child who earns at least a sixth grade education has hope for breaking the cycle of poverty because he or she will learn basic reading, writing and math skills that open future doors. This is the foundation of the Lunches for Learning mission.
Lunches for Learning exists to break the cycle of poverty in rural Honduras by providing a nutritious lunch to elementary school children at their school every school day; thereby allowing this children the opportunity to stay in school so they can complete the sixth grade and enter the workforce as literate individuals.
For more information visit the Lunches for Learning website at: www.lunchesforlearning.org
The Montgomery Capital Rotary Club presented their first Annual fundraiser “Hearts for Children – A Valentines Gala” at Wynlakes Country Club on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The Gala benefited two wonderful charities: [...]
Pictures from our recent Annual Hearts for Children Fundraiser. Photos courtesy of Jennifer Gracin Photography.
Montgomery Capital Rotary Club member and Lunches For Learning President Emeritus Ron Hicks is featured in the upcoming March 2017 Rotarian magazine. Ron is a Paul Harris Fellow and truly sets the example for "Service [...]
Some of the fabulous donated items for our Annual Hearts for Children Fundraiser benefiting Lunches for Learning and Boys & Girls Clubs of the River Region. Big thanks to our wonderful sponsors, [...]
The Montgomery Capital Rotary Club held a grand celebration and fundraiser at Jim Scott's Gardens on Lake Martin.
The Montgomery Capital Rotary Club is proud to present its annual donation to club member and Lunches for Learning Executive Director Ron Hicks.