San Marcos, Honduras

Geographical Stats
  • Population 17,000
  • 22% of population is evangelical
  • 2nd poorest country in Western Hemisphere
  • 75% of illnesses come from poor sanitary conditions
  • 66% of working children do not complete elementary school
  • 30 children each month are abandoned in nearby Choluteca, HN

2017-Present Major Accomplishments

  • Partner with Santos & Jessica Espinosa who pastor 2 churches & also oversee 22 churches in the area mentoring their 12 ministers
  • 365 newly baptized believers
  • 20 house groups started 
  • Supported Christian elementary school giving 30 orphans a first-class education
  • Built 62 latrines improving local sanitation which led to a 75% decrease in dysentery type illnesses
  • Lead 3 teacher trainings impacting 150 teachers
  • Santos delivered food to 2000 families for covid crisis relief
  • Built house for Santos & Jessica
  • Help assist with hurricane disaster relief
  • 115 First Colony members visited on a Short-Term Mission Trips
First Colony's 2022 Mission Plans
  • Support Santos & Jessica Espinoza as they reach the city & surrounding areas for Christ
  • Disciple new believers & mentor leaders
  • Start new home groups
  • Host 5 leadership training events impacting 50 local leaders
  • Build latrines
  • Support Christian elementary school providing a first-class education
  • Send one short-term mission team