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13 Mothers graduate from the Early Stimulation program

  On Wednesday, we celebrated as 13 mothers and their babies graduated from the Early Stimulation program. This program teaches mothers of children ages 0 to 2 years techniques to stimulate their children’s development of language, motor skills, cognitive perceptions, and social abilities. Some of these techniques include: massaging their baby’s hands and feet, reading and singing […]

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Mothers organize Family Fair to promote reading in Santa Catarina

The most crucial and influential years of education occur very early in a child’s life. Unfortunately, many impoverished students are already behind when they begin primary school because they haven´t been exposed to reading. First graders are expected to have basic reading and writing skills by the end of the year, yet one third of […]

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Three mothers in Guatemala share how they’ve built better relationships with their children

Mother’s Day is an important day to recognize and celebrate mothers all over the world. In Guatemala, Mother’s Day is celebrated on May 10th. We would like to take this opportunity to lift up some of the mothers who are taking an active role in their children’s lives by participating in Common Hope’s Nurturing Parenting […]

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Doña Susy, mother of four, fights for the future of her family

March is Women’s History Month, a wonderful opportunity to celebrate women all over the world. At Common Hope, we are fortunate to see the achievements that women of all ages are making every day with their families and in their communities. These accomplishments can be small but mighty, like a preschooler writing her name for the first time, […]

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