Francisco Morazan Award
HOI is the proud 2014 recipient of the Francisco Morazan Award, Honduras’ highest honor and award for achievement. President Hernandez presented the award during HOI’s 25th Anniversary Celebration following his keynote address. The award recognizes HOI “for their continued work within the Department of Olancho for 25 years, leaving a deep imprint on behalf of the Honduran people.” To date, HOI is the first and only foreign organization of its kind to receive this prestigious award.
About the Award
The Order of Francisco Morazan was institutionalized in March of 1941 in honor of one of Honduras’ greatest national heroes, President Francisco Morazan. The award is given to recognize extraordinary achievement in both civil and military fields by both Hondurans and foreigners.
Watch the clip below as President Hernandez presents HOI ranch director, Jose Mondragon, and CEO, Jerry Eickhoff, with the Award on behalf of the supporters and staff of HOI who have helped bring transformation to the Agalta Valley.