Archive | December, 2014

In the Kitchen with Common Hope: Ponche de Frutas

Happy holidays from all of us at Common Hope! For this edition of In the Kitchen with Common Hope, we’re sharing a classic Guatemalan drink called Ponche de Frutas (hot fruit punch). Traditionally, it’s served on Christmas Eve. It’s sweet, delicious, and very easy to make. Cheers! Ingredients 1 pineapple 1 papaya 4 apples 4 […]

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Familias de Esperanza da una cariñosa despedida a 5 fabulosas voluntarias de largo plazo

De Gerente de Hospitalidad, Lisa Hetzel Muy buenas tardes, Al acercarnos al fin de año, se acerca el momento de tener que despedirnos de un grupo de voluntarias realmente fabulosas… Teresa ha dejado huella en las y los jóvenes con su liderazgo, creatividad, y habilidades artísticas; Lauren ha sido una inspiración para los grupos de visitantes, invitándoles […]

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Diabetes patients undergo corrective eye surgery

Last month on November 26, eight patients from our diabetes support group traveled five hours to San Cristobal Verapaz for ophthalmological surgery to correct complications due to the progression of their diabetes.  Though Common Hope doesn’t have the resources necessary to perform such a procedure onsite, the clinic director Dr. Walter was able to coordinate […]

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