Archive | September, 2012

Thousands of winners at our golf tournament

by Louise LeGrand, Donor Relations Manager We couldn’t have asked for a better day for our golf tournament on Thursday, Sept 13. A big high five to our friends at AbeTech who sponsored and coordinated the whole thing. Now in its third year, the Common Hope Golf Tournament broke records and made great strides toward […]

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Happy Guatemalan Independence Day!

Tomorrow, September 15, is Guatemalan Independence Day, and children at our Antigua preschool have been celebrating all week. Activities included dressing up in typical clothing—the boys even had mustaches, which is typical for traditional Guatemalan men—reciting the national anthem, running the torch, and making paintings sharing what they loved about their country. Photos of the […]

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Evidence of hope made real

Your support has translated into more children attending school and more families reaching for their goals than ever before. Plus, we have new empirical evidence of the positive difference our programs make in the lives of graduates. Read about these accomplishments and outcomes in our Donor Impact Report 2011.

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Beans, beans, and more beans!

We received a very hefty donation of vegetables last Thursday from international vegetable exporter Easy and Ready: 4,000 pounds of yellow green beans and 4,000 pounds of yellow and orange carrots. They are considered “category 2” vegetables, which means they have some kind of blemish or imperfection, even though they are still very good quality, […]

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Making a list, checking it twice

Our sponsorship staff are savvy holiday shoppers—they get started early so they can finalize their list and purchase gifts at a bulk discount. So, they asked affiliated children and parents to come to the Antigua site last week to tell them what they want for Christmas. The children get to choose between items like a […]

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