Archive | September, 2014

In the kitchen with Vinicio: Hilachas

September 15th is Guatemala Independence Day. What better way to celebrate than by cooking a traditional Guatemalan dish? This month, Chef Vinicio shares his recipe for Hilachas, a staff favorite. Ingredients 1 lb of shreddable meat or skirt steak 3 cloves of garlic, whole 1 onion, whole 6 tomatoes, whole 10 tomatillos 1 guaque chili […]

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CH staff member participates in social work exchange with Boston hospital

  Each year, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliated hospital in Boston, offers a week-long social work exchange with a different NGO. Susan Larrabee, who volunteered with Common Hope in 2012 and 2013 and currently works at the hospital, made a trip to Guatemala to interview several candidates. One of the candidates was […]

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Meet long-term volunteer Laura Sutton

If you have visited Common Hope in the last year, you may have met Laura Sutton–a kind soul and a wonderful long-term volunteer. She works directly with the youth, helping them in the homework center and supporting them in their studies. Learn a little more about Laura in this short Q&A. Position: Youth Support Time […]

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