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2018 Insight Trip to Honduras
Category: Microcredit | By Steve, 3-Nov-2017 | Viewed 1869  Comments 0 | Source Ed Temple - Opportunity International Canada

Discover the need - Apply the solution
Trip dates April 9-14, 2018

Typical Microcdredit Borrower

Instituto Para el Desarrollo Hondureno (IDH), has been working as a microfinance not-for-profit organization for 40 years serving poor entrepreneurs with loans and training in nine provinces  throughout the country. 
Debbie Barry - Calgary West Rotary Club

Honduras is the third poorest country in Latin America (after Haiti and Nicaragua), and has a population of eight million people. Incredibly, 60% of its population live below the poverty line and are unable to meet their basic needs due to lack of formal employment. 
Success Highlights

There are approximately 500,000 Hondurans who have been driven by need to start small informal businesses from home or on the streets in order to generate income to provide for their families. In order to grow or sustain their small businesses, every entrepreneur needs capital. Studies show that 70% of Honduran small and medium enterprises have never received credit. 

Journey with IDH to witness firsthand how we are walking alongside Honduran families in the poorest sectors of society to help them achieve their dreams. Through the provision of loans, technical assistance and financial education, our clients are developing sustainable businesses and creating holistic change in their lives.

Read the entire brochure for trip details at:


Contact Information

Ed Temple, Director of Philanthropy (Alberta) OIC
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