Another story that demonstrates the difference Common Hope’s integrated programs make in the lives of youth at risk of dropping out of school—thanks to your support. Heidy, 19, comes from a stable home environment. Yet her path to high school graduation was shaken when she got pregnant in early 2009. With the support of Common […]
Archive | February, 2010
Last Saturday, Common Hope staff and friends built a carpet outside the Family Development Center in Antigua. Such carpets, called alfombras, are typically made out of flower petals, sawdust, pine needles, and sometimes fruits and vegetables. Many times, carpet builders work through the night in preparation for a procession of people, who walk over the […]
Here is another student profile that speaks well to the difference Common Hope’s integrated programs make in the lives of youth at risk of dropping out of school. Jonathan and his family have been affiliated with Common Hope for over ten years. When he reached adolescence, Jonathan developed a rebellious attitude and began failing classes […]
In honor of the Winter Olympic Games, please enjoy a few photos from New Hope School’s own Mini Olympics held last year. Trouble loading the photos? Visit our Flickr feed.
I am 10 years old and repeating 3rd grade this year. I’m the oldest child, so I feel pressure to help my parents work in the field instead of doing schoolwork. With Common Hope’s help, I hope to pass 3rd grade this year.
I am 11 years old and in 6th grade. My parents are farmers and support us 5 kids by growing corn and black beans. Graduating from 6th grade is a big deal in my community of San Rafael.