Honduras is located in Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua.

The Christian Commission for Development (CCD) has as its main objective, to offer open space for dialogue sharing similar experiences that will strengthen the civil society of the region. CCD entered into a restructure process including staff reduction and evaluation of goals and priorities.

Population (2014 est) – 8,598,561
Area – 69,660mi
Capital – Tegucigalpa

Ethnic Background 

  • Mestiza (Amerindian and European) – 90%
  • Amerindian – 7%
  • Black – 2%
  • White – 1% 

Exports - apparel, coffee, shrimp, automobile wire harnesses, cigars, bananas, gold, palm oil, fruit, lobster, lumber
Imports - machinery and transport equipment, industrial raw materials, chemical products, fuels, foodstuffs

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 69 years, F 73 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 18.72 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 14.9%

People in Mission