Archive | September, 2009

Reflections on future change makers

by Caroline McGee, Guatemala Grants & Communications Coordinator Saturday was an exciting and slightly nerve-wracking day for some of Common Hope’s affiliates. Students came to the Family Development Center to write essays for Common Hope’s university scholarship competition.  Not at all nostalgic for the days I spent writing my own college essays, I thought I […]

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An Excursion, and a Project to Save for More

Nidya Cachupe, coordinator of the Youth Program, and Caroline McGee, Guatemala Communications Coordinator  recently passed along a few updates on activities the teenagers have enjoyed in the last several months. The Youth Program took a field trip to “Cerro de la Cruz,” a green space on a hill overlooking the city of Antigua.  “We walked […]

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