Archive | October, 2009

A milestone in San Rafael

Scroll down for an English translation … Una nota de Tamalyn Jackson Gutierrez, Directora Nacional Esta temporada es bastante cargada con planificación para 2010, presupuestos, cosas de finalizacion de estudios, preparación de bolsas de útiles, etc.  Pero me ayuda pensar en la meta. En San Rafael la meta por los primeros años será un poco […]

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Palabras de gracias, directamente de los estudiantes / Words of thanks, direct from students

Ayer los ninos del aula de Hugo vinieron a Tamalyn Gutierrez, Directora Nacional, a dejar cartas de agradecimiento a todos ustedes (la Fundacion).  Aqui estan sus cartitas transcritas: Yesterday, the kids in Hugo’s class came to Tamalyn Gutierrez, Country Director, to leave thank-you letters addressed to everyone (at Common Hope).  Here are their letters, transcribed […]

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When a flood carries school supplies away

Second in a series of stories about how Common Hope responds to critical threats to a student’s educational journey. This June, twelve-year-old Hector Turuy, a Common Hope affiliate, found his home filling with flood water and hurried to carry his younger brothers and sisters to safety.  Hector and his mother, Felisa, didn’t have time to […]

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Critical moments in a student’s education

We have just finished up our Donor Impact Report for 2008, and it will be arriving in mailboxes very soon.  The report details all of the ways your support made a difference last year — and touches on the ways you continue to make a difference in the present.  For many of us, one of […]

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