Project Leadership Team

Mission

The educate. team in Honduras leads all of our work on the ground: supporting communities, meeting with teachers, students and members of local government, building partnerships, and driving change at the community level.

On the Amsterdam side, the team is supported by our Board of Directors and Project Support Officers.

Team Honduras
Walter Dubon: Community Projects Coordinator

Walter began his journey in educate. as the president of the Las Lagunas library committee. A young leader and role model in his village, he speaks with passion about the environment, reading, and the importance of working with youth. He loves involving communities and now leads and coordinates educate.‘s library projects on the ground.

Nery Molina is the only teacher and the school director of the La Florida primary school in Olancho. He led his students and community in starting the La Florida School Library in 2019.

José Luís Trochez: Guadalupe Ulloa School

José Luis is the director of the Guadalupe Ulloa school in the town of Trinidad. He was the community project leader of the Guadalupe Ulloa School Library project in 2018.

Magdaly Pérez: Trinidad Kindergarten

Kindergarten Director and former Secretary of Education in the municipality of Trinidad, Magdaly led the start of the Trinidad Kindergarten Library project in 2018.

María Jesús: El Hogar Orphanage

María Jesús is one of the women who run the El Hogar de Niños orphanage in Santa Bárbara. She led the start of the El Hogar Animal Therapy Farm, our very first community project, in 2017

Edgardo Pérez: Scholarship Programme Coordinator

Local businessman, father and former long-term volunteer worker for Plan International Honduras, Edgardo coordinates educate.’s scholarship programme in Trinidad, working with schools to do outreach, find and select students, and supporting scholarship students and their families throughout their studies.

Lorena Jimenez: Las Lagunas School

Lorena is the only teacher and school director of the Las Lagunas primary school in Santa Bárbara. She led the community in starting the Las Lagunas School Library project in 2019.

Zaida Bonilla: Adrian Mejia School

Zaida is the school director of the Adrian Mejia primary and secondary school on the outskirts of El Progreso. She led her community in starting the Adrian Mejia School Library project in 2018.

Carlos Manuel Urbina: Talanga Nutrition Centre

Carlos is the director of Honduran non-profit Manos Que Ayudan Talanga. He led the Los Pozos community in Talanga in starting the Los Pozos School Nutrition Centre in 2018.