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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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CHANGEMAKER Splashes Blessings Onto Others

Bernie and Lori Borschke were excited, overjoyed, and proud to learn their student, Marco, whom they had been sponsoring for four years was graduating this year. The Borschkes were unable to make the trip to Guatemala to see Marco graduate in person. Still, like many sponsors, they wanted to recognize Marco’s achievement in a bigger way. […]

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Sponsors and visitors share in many joyous moments

This year, Common Hope the pleasure of welcoming 47 visitors to our 2015 graduation celebration in Guatemala. Visitors came from all over the United States, many traveling to Guatemala for the first time. In fact, there were a lot of “firsts” over the course of the week! In Antigua, we hosted our first-ever Sponsorship Carnival, the mother of one […]

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Highlights from this year’s graduation celebration

This year, we celebrated as 147 students achieved their goal of graduation. For many, it was an emotional celebration as they reflected on all of the obstacles that they had to overcome. As they walked down the Pathway of Dreams in their caps and gowns, their smiles signified the hope of a bright future filled with open doors. A […]

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