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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Meet Michelle, Common Hope’s Clinic Receptionist

From a student in the Antigua Daycare Center to a brick on the Path of Dreams, Michelle Morales’ story started long before she began working for Common Hope. If you have visited Common Hope in the past year and taken a tour of the clinic, you may have met Michelle who greets all visitors with […]

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2017 School Supply Days Photo Gallery

Think back to your childhood. Do you remember the excitement of getting ready for the first day of school? You probably packed up your backpack with the new pencils, pens, notebooks, and colors your family shopped for. But in Guatemala, many families cannot afford the cost of supplies, textbooks, and uniforms and that can prevent their […]

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Volunteers play a valuable role in aiding staff in Guatemala

This year, Common Hope | Familias de Esperanza was very fortunate to have had many spectacular short-term volunteers in Guatemala. Volunteers play a valuable role in the work that we do, aiding our staff in providing high quality services to the children and families supported by Common Hope. Our dedicated volunteers this year helped in construction […]

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