La Presa

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Engineering
  • Water
  • Business
  • Public Health

Overview

La Presa is located within the municipality of Cedros in the department of Francisco Morazan in central Honduras.  The typical house is made of adobe, cement blocks, and wood. Children in the community have access to primary school. There is no water system in La Presa. Most of the community members work in agriculture and day labor. The top needs expressed by La Presa‘s inhabitants during their initial communications with Global Brigades are the construction of a water project, public health infrastructure, and support with the existing community bank.

Municipality: Cedros

Department: Francisco Morazan

 

 

Homes : 37
Population : 115
Water System : No
Community Bank : Yes
Electricity : Yes
Health Center : No
Community Health Workers : No
% of Homes with Latrines : 0%
Education : Up to 6th Grade
Distance from Lodging Facility : 59 km

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS:

La Presa does not have its own health center, but travels to the nearby community, Agalteca, in order to get health care. There, the health center is a CESAMO, a larger scale health center where doctors and occasionally dentists are on staff. The health center is 12 kilometers away and medications are not commonly available. The most common illnesses are common cold, diarrhea, skin allergies, hypertension, and diabetes.

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Brigade Volunteers

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Patient Consultations

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Pap Smears Performed

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Health Education Workshops

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS:


The community of La Presa does not yet have Community Health Workers.  The Global Brigades Honduras team is working diligently to train volunteers as CHWs in our partner communities as part its Holistic Model. La Presa will receive training as soon as possible to further support the health of its community members.

MEDICAL BRIGADES IN LA PRESA

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in La Presa but has not yet begun with the Medical Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, mobile medical clinics will start as soon as feasible.

Dental

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

DENTAL CARE ACCESS:

In working closely with the Medical program, the Dental program provides fillings, extractions, and fluoride treatments as a standard part of Medical Brigades. Most community members do not have regular access to dental care due to the lack of dentist within a reasonable distance.

 

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Patient Consultations

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Flouride Treatments

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Fillings Performed

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Dental Education Workshops

DENTAL BRIGADES IN LA PRESA:

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in La Presa but has not yet begun with the Dental Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, mobile dental clinics will start as soon as feasible.

Engineering

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in La Presa but has not yet begun with the Engineering Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, the design of a water system for the community will start as soon as feasible.

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Brigade Volunteers

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Beneficiaries

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Kilometers of Pipeline Designed

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Average Community Volunteers

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in La Presa but has not yet begun with the Water Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, construction of a water system will start as soon as feasible.

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Brigade Volunteers

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Project Beneficiaries

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Kilometers of Pipeline Installed

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Storage Tank Volume (gallons)

Business

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in La Presa but has not yet begun with the Business Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, a market study and the establishment of a community business will start as soon as feasible.

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Brigade Volunteers

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Loans Disbursed

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Savings Accounts Opened

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Capital Invested

Public Health

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in La Presa but has not yet begun with the Public Health Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, the delivery and installation of household health products will start as soon as feasible.

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Brigade Volunteers

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Eco-Stoves Constructed

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Latrines Constructed

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Water Filters Delivered

Local Reference Points

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