We visited a boys home last week in Puerto Cortes to play in a friendly soccer tournament with some of the orphans there and also with a few teams from some nearby schools. We only took our younger boys, our JV team that consists of boys 11-14 years old. And I keep thinking back to […]Read More What about the orphans?
Ok, this is going to be a really honest blog. Don’t let it scare you away or anything, but I don’t want to mince words or make paint things with rose colored lens. This also isn’t a blog asking for help or for advice. I just want to communicate what I struggle with and how […]Read More Some thoughts on loneliness
I feel so unequipped a lot of the time. So much of the time! It has become part of the new normal for me living in a country that’s not my home country, in a language and culture that isn’t my first language. There are funny moments but there are moments of loneliness and frustration […]Read More Unequipped… but that’s the point right?
This past month has definitely has it’s ups and downs. Good stuff. Bad stuff. Crazy stuff. And I don’t know why or how but May always seems to be a rough month for me to plow through. Let me be painfully honest here: I tend to see and only focus on the problems, not the […]Read More the good with the bad
This is Yaina. She is a sweet lady who lives in Travesia and has been a part of the academy since it’s beginning. Officially she cooks for the boys every day as part of our Training Table program. The goal of the training table is to provide a nutritious meal for the boys. She is […]Read More Yaina Rosemary Ramos
SPONSOR A BOY IN TRAVESIA! Would you like the chance to sponsor a Rhino (student at our academy) in Travesia, Honduras? We have 23 boys from the ages 10-18 years old that need your help. The Buena Vista Sports Academy provides many things to these young men of this community and we want you partner with […]Read More Help us change a community: 2019 Sponsorships
I haven’t blogged in a while. It’s just something hard for me to do. There’s so much always swirling around in my head… and to stop, put those things on paper so that they make sense and then share it just seems overwhelming… but I’m gonna try it anyway! So forgive me if it’s inconsistent. […]Read More Don’t forget the promises
SPONSOR A TRAVESIA RHINO! Would you like the chance to sponsor a Rhino in Travesia, Honduras? We have 23 boys from the ages 10-18 years old that need your help. The Buena Vista Sports Academy provides many things to these young men of this community and we want you partner with us to change these boys […]Read More Sponsor a boy in Travesia!
the doors of la academia deportiva de travesia have been open for 2 weeks! so much has happened and to say that we’re glad to have boys practicing here would be an extreme understatement. after two tryouts, we selected our teams. it was difficult to tell those extra kids who had come out that they […]Read More 2 weeks in!
Things are ramping up! The goal has always been to have a soccer academy for the boys of travesia. That has been our aim ever since coming back in December. And it’s finally here! We have tryouts THIS weekend and the academy will OFFICIALLY open next week!!! The past few weeks we have been refining […]Read More It’s time to start!