Preparing children in Honduras to ‘Change their Nation’ by providing Christian education, vocational training, micro-business opportunities, and ministry outreach.

At a Glance

Lifesong for Orphans, in partnership with Tree of Life Ministry, is working in Honduras to provide HOPE to the Hopeless, HELP to the Helpless, & HEALING to the Hurting at Plan Escalon School.
578 Children Served
95 In-Country Staff
1988 Year established

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Our Mission

Escalon is translated “a plan to escalate” and is used to describe the hope for children to escalate out of poverty and brokenness. Our students attend school and live on the Plan Escalon campus. Students also receive job skill training and micro-business opportunities such as: glass etching, managing a bakery, growing a private label coffee, and operating two small retail stores. To learn new skills and potentially generate income for his/her family, each student is equipped with hands-on experience and challenged to open a business within the community.

Escalon is translated “a plan to escalate” and is used to describe the hope for children to escalate out of poverty and brokenness.

IMPACT of Lifesong Honduras & Tree of Life:

  • Teaching Christian education to the poorest of youth
  • Feeding students 3 meals every day
  • Providing vocational training & micro-business opportunities
  • Creating access to free medical and dental clinics to those in need
  • Training young people to give back to their communities
  • Reaching people in the jungles of the Mosquito Coast


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When Nester Caught the Vision…

“When I graduated, I decided to donate a year to Plan Escalon in order to continue helping. And this experience [of giving back] has impacted my life a lot. ” — Nester, Honduras Graduate & Volunteer   Nester is just one of hundreds of students who have been given the opportunity to obtain an [...] Continue Reading »


Against All Odds…

  Enjoy this update from Plan Escalon School in Honduras… “Here is a real life example proving that it doesn’t matter what limits an individual has if they have the attitude to do what it takes. Meet Fernando Esquivel. He has no functioning arms and is seen here taking the admissions exam for [...] Continue Reading »


Paying it Forward – See What Your Gift Did!

STUDENTSSERVING STUDENTS. Nester came to Plan Escalon from a small mountain village in Honduras. Because he valued the education he had been given from Plan Escalon, he decided to pass that gift on. Through Life in Action, an outreach program, he learned the importance of serving others. After graduation, Nester [...] Continue Reading »