Staff member Tom Stukel recently captured a reading activity at our new partner school in San Cristobal. View a photo gallery of our education promoters teaching vocabulary, bringing a story to life, and generally making learning engaging and fun. You’ll also see photos of one of the school’s very crowded classrooms, created out of an […]
Archive | March, 2012
Last week’s Vision Team from Sugar Land, Texas, alongside our construction staff, built one of the first Common Hope houses in the community of San Miguel Milpas Altas. Lisa Hetzel, Development and Hospitality Manager, beautifully captured the project with her photos. View the rest of the photo album over on our Facebook page.
For his 8th birthday, Spencer decided to continue a tradition he started last year: to ask his friends to give to Common Hope instead of giving him birthday gifts. Spencer says “It would make me proud and make my heart happy” to know that children from his birth country are living improved lives as a […]
Luis Angel Canel is a very dedicated young man — both to his studies and to supporting his family with farming. Luis is also a pioneer. The oldest of six siblings, this year he became the first affiliate in San Rafael to attend high school. He is studying automotive mechanics in nearby Sumpango, about twenty […]
We’re a bit behind the eight ball on announcing this, but in case you haven’t heard: Guatemala won a world record last month for fitting the most people in a chicken bus. The group beat out the previous record held by Poland, where 2009 people fit in a bus. Guatemala’s new record: 221 people and […]