Proyecto AFE: Ministering in the City Dump:
Reaching the most desperate children with the love of Christ
The Micah Project became involved in the city dump in 2002, when our
ministry coordinator, Jeony Ordonez, went to the dump to drop off a load
of trash and was amazed by the hundreds of people living in the dump and
digging through the trash. Jeony, who is now a pastor in the dump
region, formed a new ministry called Proyecto AFE (Amor y Fe)which means
"Love and Faith". Jeony and his wife Jessie are now the directors
of this ministry. Contact Pastor Jeony at firstname.lastname@example.org for
more information about his ministry!
It is amazing to think that many of the children who live in the city dump have spent their entire lives there. To them, "home" means mounds of rotten food, broken glass and other putrefying refuse. To them, the only "pets" they will ever have are the buzzards that circle the overhead and fight with them for the "best" scraps. Because the mission of the Micah Project is to reach society's most-marginalized children, we felt a sincere calling to reach out to the kids in Tegucigalpa's city dump. Here is their story...
Click on one of the following links to learn about Proyecto AFE in the city dump: