Este país Centro Americano tiene 3,000 años de cultura Maya, hermosas playas y una deliciosa gastronomía. El impresionante clima de Honduras enriquece la flora y la fauna. Las comidas y las bebidas son el centro de todas las reuniones sociales y los hondureños disfrutarán de compartir su cultura contigo, incluyendo el baile Punta, un baile tradicional hondureño.

Los jóvenes en Honduras disfrutan pasar su tiempo libre con sus familiares, cuando no es así, pasan su tiempo estudiando o haciendo deportes tales como fútbol, baloncesto ó voleibol. Los amigos suelen juntarse para ir al cine, al gimnasio, comer en restaurantes o tomar café.


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Host Family & Community

You will probably be hosted by a family living in a Honduran suburban neighborhood. Honduran parents tend to be very protective, especially of their daughters, so be sure to check in before making decisions or going out.


Spanish is the main language in Honduras, although many people speak English as well. Having a basic knowledge of Spanish or English will helpful. AFS provides language lessons.

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Honduran cuisine is delicious, colorful and full of a variety. Meals usually include corn, beans and rice, tortillas, fruit and seafood. Hondurans like a hearty breakfast, while lunch and dinner are lighter meals. A typical Honduran dishes you will love is theBaleada, a thick flour tortilla filled with fried beans and perhaps other ingredients like cheese.


There are different types of schools you can attend in Honduras: private, public, arts, music, technological, bilingual and others. School runs either from February to November or from August through June (7 am to 2 pm). All students wear uniforms and depending on the school, there will be a wide variety of extracurricular activities (mainly related to sports, school bands, academic groups and theater).

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Let AFS guide your intercultural adventure

Go abroad with AFS to discover who you really are, make new lifetime friendships and immerse yourself in a fascinating intercultural experience.

Our learning program will prepare you for an amazing AFS intercultural experience. The program begins at your home country with a pre-departure orientation and continues with orientations and other supported learning activities and facilitated conversations will help you maximize your experience, cope the challenges of navigating a new culture and community and gain knowledge, skills, and a global understanding, throughout your time abroad, and as you return to you home country. AFS volunteers will be there to support and guide you and your host family through your learning journey abroad.


The Global Competence Certificate (GCC) program will support your intercultural learning experience. This state-of-the-art program prepares you to successfully navigate new cultural environments—during your AFSNext experience and long after you finish the program. Online intercultural learning modules combined with in-person sessions help you develop practical and global skills, knowledge and attitudes that employers need and mission-driven organizations believe will help achieve their social impact goals. You will receive your certification upon completion of the training program.