Common Hope | Familias de Esperanza enjoyed the company of 22 visitors in Guatemala last week for its 2016 Annual Board meeting. The group, which included board members, their spouses, old friends, new friends and family members, experienced an incredible four days of intense submersion into CH programs and Guatemalan culture. The Common Hope Executive Board of […]
Archive | September, 2016
Joe Fleming is an 18-year-old with a sharp mind, an adventurous spirit, and a big heart. He’s a proud Eagle Scout with a passion for the outdoors, IT (information technology), and volunteering. Joe graduated from high school in June and is currently attending community college with plans to transfer to a four-year school to […]
Throughout SPONSORPALOOZA we are sharing stories of what sponsorship means to students, their families, and their sponsors. Supporters can share their stories and videos on social media using the hashtag #SponsorshipMeans. We received the following #SponsorshipMeans Story from Wendy Vezzozi, a longtime sponsor and volunteer: This beautiful poster was written by our sponsor child Rutilia […]
With a 3rd and 6th grade education, my parents currently work as a mason’s assistant and tortilla maker, but it is inconsistent work. I am almost done with the 3rd grade and have passed each one of my classes this year! I have big dreams of becoming a doctor.
My parents and eight siblings live in the community of San Rafael el Arado, where my parents work as farmers. I am four years old and have just started school. The Common Hope Education Promoters are helping me prepare for school by doing reading activities every week.
I am seven years old and in 1st grade. My parents, eight siblings and I live on our employer’s land just outside of Antigua. I do my homework in the afternoons with help from my sister. When I grow up I want to be an Accountant. After school, I help my dad to cut firewood.