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Spring Arbor University social work intern, Dayanara, reflects on her experience

“To be in the work of opportunity” Common Hope had the privilege of hosting Dayanara Dennis, a student from Spring Arbor University, for a three month internship in Guatemala. She first came to Guatemala in 2015 on a semester abroad program to study Spanish and fell in love with the country and the people and […]

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Meet Michelle, Housing Program Coordinator

In March we welcomed a new member to the Hospitality team in Guatemala. Michelle is working as a long-term volunteer serving the organization as the Housing Program Coordinator. Learn a little more about Michelle’s background and what she wants people back home to know about her experience. Name: Michelle Angela Frei Position: Coordinadora del programa […]

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Nurturing Parenting Program Grows

23 participants took part in a special new training developed to expand the capacity of the Nurturing Parenting Program in 2017. Nurturing Parenting teaches parenting techniques and strategies for more stable home environments for children and families Common Hope serves. Started at the Antigua site and known in Spanish as Crianza con Cariño, parents participate in […]

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Volunteers play a valuable role in aiding staff in Guatemala

This year, Common Hope | Familias de Esperanza was very fortunate to have had many spectacular short-term volunteers in Guatemala. Volunteers play a valuable role in the work that we do, aiding our staff in providing high quality services to the children and families supported by Common Hope. Our dedicated volunteers this year helped in construction […]

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