Archive | June, 2012

Jessie’s top 10 list of Guatemala

Jessie Szopinski, sponsorship coordinator from the St. Paul office, spent the last six months working in Guatemala. Not only has she experienced Guatemalan culture first-hand and practiced Spanish, Jessie has also been able to understand her job better by working with the Guatemalan sponsorship team and meeting sponsors on Vision Teams. Jessie returned to Minnesota […]

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New playground in Antigua

  Kids waited anxiously behind yellow tape as Common Hope renovated the playground at the Family Development Center with new equipment, thanks to donations from La Semana Camp and JUMBO Playground Equipment. Finally, after two days of painting and equipment installation, kids scrambled to try out the new slide, teeter-totter, jungle gym, sandbox, and swings as their mothers watched them from the benches and picnic table. Ever since its […]

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In just a week, Juilliard students prepare Common Hope students for the stage

A group of students from The Juilliard School in New York visited Guatemala this May, where they put on a week-long workshop in dance, drama, and music for students at our Santa Catarina partner school. The group’s mission was to inspire and empower the students to perform confidently. They also hoped the students would gain […]

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Invitados especiales visitan Escuela Nueva Esperanza

To read in English, click here. Once miembros del personal de Target-Guatemala visitaron la Escuela Nueva Esperanza el primero de junio. A pesar que ellos habían visitado a nuestro Centro de Desarrollo Familiar en Antigua varias veces, esta fue su primera visita a Nueva Esperanza donde Target ha financiado una subvención desde 2008 para la […]

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Special guests visit New Hope School

Para leer en español, haga click aqui. Eleven team members from Target-Guatemala visited New Hope School on June 1. While Target has visited our Family Development Center in Antigua a number of times, this was their first visit to New Hope, where Target has funded a grant for early childhood education since 2008. The team […]

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