Archive | January, 2014

Leo Burnett

The Kids Futura Project

    Our first and second graders in Antigua participated in a fun new project with international advertising firm Leo Burnett. Called the Kids Futura Project, the students worked with the staff of the advertising firm to create a new children’s font that will benefit Common Hope. A team from the Guatemala City branch of […]

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Meet long-term volunteer Keara Farrelly

Name: Keara Farrelly Position: Housing Program Assistant Time with CH: 7 months Favorite Guatemalan cuisine: Tipica! Beans, rice, platanos, and tortillas #1 Travel Essential: A good book, and a snack! 1. How did you come to volunteer here at Common Hope? I’ve always been so fascinated with Latin American culture and the political and economic […]

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Target Team with Preschool

New grant from Target

Team members from Target-Guatemala visited our Antigua site this week to present their new grant to our early-childhood program. They also brought cake, pizza, and a piñata to share with the Antigua preschool children. Many thanks to Target for your ongoing support for education for Guatemalan children. You make it possible for children to have a […]

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Jeferson

Nutrition for the early years: a success story

Children change and grow so much in the first few years, and a poor diet can have long-term effects on health and achievement. That’s why our clinic places a high priority on ensuring children are getting the nutrition they need. Jeferson Tepé is one such example. Jeferson had his first nutrition appointment a little over […]

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