Program Details

Asociación De Padres Y Amigos De Niños(as) Y Jóvenes Especiales - APANJE

  • Start Date 2017-01-11
  • End Date: 2018-01-10

  • Location: Tegucigalpa, M.D.C., Francisco Morazán

The “Asociación de Padres y Amigos de Niños y Jóvenes Especiales – APANJE (Association of Parents and Friends of Special Children and Youths)” is a special, private and non-profit school, established by parents and friends of children and youths with some sort of mental, sensorial and/or physical handicap.
The school works only and mainly for the less privileged children and youths that have been rejected from a normal school and cannot afford paying any other kind of special education. The most common types of children and youths are mentally challenged, have Down syndrome, autism, speech and hearing difficulties, among other handicaps.
The main aims of the project are to provide rehabilitation services to children and youths with a handicap, promote their well-being and incorporation into the society, preparing them for their autonomous life.


Living with a host family.


The main activities developed within the project are:
- Special education: the education given depends on the level of each child and youth; it is formal and non-formal education.
- Medical, psychiatric and psychological attention.
- Workshops: arts, computers, confection, etc.
- Sport activities.
- School for parents, family counselling.



Living with a host family.

How to get there?
International Airport: Tegucigalpa / Toncontin
Domestic Airport:


6 months- 1.900,00 EUR

12 months- 2.500,00 EUR