Archive | September, 2015

The first library opens in San Rafael and is an incredible gift to the community

  Fostering a culture of reading among our students and families continues to be a priority for Common Hope. Although students might read in the classroom, very few young people in Guatemala read for pleasure. Even if students have the desire to read, there are almost no libraries where students can borrow books. According to […]

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Running with purpose: Team Common Hope

Louise Iverson, Chicago-based Common Hope supporter, former long-term volunteer in Guatemala, and Community Outreach Team member, has challenged herself to run 35 miles in 4 races to fundraise for Common Hope. Louise has recently launched “Team Common Hope,” a new way for runners, walkers and triathletes of all ages to get the word out about […]

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