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Amigos de Jesus


Amigos de Jesús is a home for abandoned, abused and impoverished children in rural Honduras. Amigos de Jesús supports over 130 children in a loving, safe environment for children to grow and learn. Located on 200 acres of rural farmland, the property consist of ten homes for children, residences for our staff and volunteers, our school, chapel and working farm. Amigos de Jesús was founded in 1997 by Christine and Anthony Granese, a North American couple, and Father Dennis O’Donnell, an Archdiocesan priest from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


The Amigos de Jesús family is a sanctuary of hope, healing, and transformation in service to vulnerable children.

Fast Facts

* Amigos stretches over 200 acres of land in rural Honduras. 
* We have over 130 children in our home.
* Amigos partnered with BECA (Bilingual Education for Central America) in 2013.
* In January 2012, we welcomed home our first girl. 
* Amigos eats 125 lbs. of beans every week.
* Amigos has a welding shop, wood shop, agriculture and construction projects where our children learn skills.