Representative for Honduras
Sarah Stewart is the IAF Representative for Honduras. Prior to joining the IAF, Sarah worked for National Audubon, where she managed an Inter-American Development Bank grant to strengthen bird-watching tourism in Guatemala, Belize, Paraguay, and The Bahamas. Previously she worked as a community planning and development specialist for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, managing neighborhood stabilization grants. She also worked as a middle school and high school Spanish teacher in New Jersey. Sarah has lived in eight Spanish-speaking countries for extended periods of time working or conducting research primarily on the topics of protected area management, conservation, and ecotourism, including a Fulbright Research Fellowship in Venezuela. She also served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Middlebury College and master’s degrees in Latin American Studies from UT Austin and International Development from Clark University.
IAF grantees in Honduras and Nicaragua share their reflections about Hurricane Mitch: how things have changed, how the work of their organizations today are responding to the long-term effects of the disaster.
In some rural parts of Latin America, not having electricity is a way of life. It limits basic activities such as doing homework at night, charging a cell phone or keeping food fresh. In these areas small businesses are particularly affected, confined to work on a certain schedule and with Read more ›