Hundreds of people lining a dirt road, perhaps to watch a procession. Honduras, ca. 1985
Family Portrait. Colomancagua, Honduras, ca. 1985.
The image is a witness to International Committee of Voluntary Agencies in Colomancagua. Honduras, ca. 1985.
Toys. Colomancagua, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Dutch with Martin Barber and Mary Contier. El Tesoro, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Dan Heap and Greg Chisholm conducting Mass at La Vritud. Honduras, ca. 1985.
Campamentos from above. Note the relatively green terrain including trees which was in stark contrast to the barren terrain of Mesa Grande. Colomancagua, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Bruce Cockburn et al having a refreshment. Honduras, ca. 1985.
School in the camp. Seats were rocks. There were few supplies for teachers and pupils such as paper, pencils, blackboards, chalk etc etc. Most Oxfam missions brought basic supplies which were put to work immediately. Colomancagua , Honduras, ca. 1985.
Local Band and choir. Music was very important in the camps and could be provided by musicians playing string instruments which were "home built". The songs were a mixture of traditional and songs describing both the sufferings as refugees and the hopes for freedom and return. Along with children's drawings of their traumatic experiences and artisanal work of a wide variety these served to retain cultural values and expression and produce messages for international missions of supporters suc h as Oxfam. La Virtud, Honduras, ca. 1985.