In Honduras, education is a privilege. Less than 50% of students continue past 9th grade, and only one in six continue their education to the tertiary level.
Honduras suffers from high levels of poverty and violence, with one of the highest murder rates in the world. This violence disproportionately affects young people, especially those from poorer sectors of society.
While all of these facts are true and indisputable, and it is important that they be recognised, we try to show a more nuanced picture of Honduras.
Want to learn more about Honduras? Watch this documentary, The American Fraud, co-filmed, produced and edited by two of educate.‘s directors: