Studenten im Feld in Honduras

Projects in Honduras

Honduras

0.464

This lands Honduras in 106th place out of 189 surveyed countries. Switzerland, by contrast, is in second place with an IHDI of 0.882.

*The inequality-adjusted human index (IHDI) measures inequality in various countries. The IHDI considers inequality in education, health, and income; a scores range from 0 (lowest) to 1 (highest).

4,630 USD

Switzerland: 65,610 USD

12.9

Honduras ranks 56 out of 117 surveyed countries.

*The Global Hunger Index ranks and tracks annually the hunger situation at the local, regional, and global scale. A score of 0 means no hunger and those above 50 are "extremely alarming".

Challenges in Honduras

  • The overuse of natural resources such as forest, water, and soil is greatly exacerbating the food situation; Honduras has the highest worldwide deforestation rate.
     
  • Criminality is widespread in Honduras. With 40 murders per 100,000 inhabitants, the country has one of the highest murder rates in the world.
     
  • The education situation is precarious: 10% of those over the age of 15 can neither read nor write.


Our Projects in Honduras