Jaelene Loor Suche of Ecuador first came to Honduras to study atZamorano Pan-American Agricultural School. She then came to OSU to do the internship required of Zamorano undergraduates. She now has “returned” to both institutions, but virtually. Communities flourish when NGOs work on adevelopment/empowerment model, not a relief/provisional one.
With Hurricanes Eta and Iota having hit Honduras fewer than two weeks apart and flooding to this day, two members of the Entomology Department at OSU Wooster, graduate student Ana Trabanino Pino and visiting scholar Erick Martinez Rodriguez put out a call for donations. In less than a week, they rented a 20-foot truck (after receiving too much bedding, tents, clothing, medicine etc.