Celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week

Common Hope is very lucky to have such dedicated supporters and collaborators in our work. We have an important mission and commitment to the children and families in Guatemala, and we rely on the dedication of our all-star volunteers in the U.S. and Guatemala to help us reach our goals. This week we want to […]

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Nurturing Parenting Program Grows

23 participants took part in a special new training developed to expand the capacity of the Nurturing Parenting Program in 2017. Nurturing Parenting teaches parenting techniques and strategies for more stable home environments for children and families Common Hope serves. Started at the Antigua site and known in Spanish as Crianza con Cariño, parents participate in […]

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Woman. Guatemalan. Graduate. IT Manager

Patty de Leon has accepted the promotion to IT Manager, a position that is an integral part of the Guatemala country leadership team and manages the organization’s information and technology systems. As IT Manager, Patty is responsible for all internal network systems, databases, homework center technology and telephone systems. De Leon will lead all technological […]

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We welcome Hannah Comins to the Hospitality team in Guatemala

Last fall, we welcomed Hannah to the Hospitality team in Guatemala. For some of you who are traveling on a Vision Team this year, Hannah will be your Team Coordinator when you arrive. Get to know a little bit more about Hannah’s passion for Guatemala and what impresses her most about Common Hope | Familias de Esperanza. Position: Vision […]

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Recruiting and fundraising tips for Vision Team members

We talked to Sheboygan Rotary/Interact Team Leader and superstar fundraiser, Deb Wente, about her team’s strategy for fundraising and how they met and exceeded their goal months before their trip. Tell us about your recruitment strategy. How did you find people to join your team? I set deadlines for myself. I wanted to have my […]

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¡AniMate! Kicking off a new math program

We are excited to share that we have kicked off of the AniMate Math Program, which stands for Animación Matemática. In English this means, making math livelier. That is exactly what AniMate is doing, as it works to make math more accessible, understandable, and fun for students and teachers alike. The program is a result of the success of […]

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