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Meet long-term volunteer Heather White

If you’re Guatemala-bound this year, you will most likely meet Heather, our Team Coordinator. Read the Q and A below to learn about how she got involved with Common Hope, her hopes for the future and more! Position: Team Coordinator Time with CH: 3 months Favorite Spanish phrase (and it’s meaning in English): “Buena onda” […]

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In just a week, Juilliard students prepare Common Hope students for the stage

A group of students from The Juilliard School in New York visited Guatemala this May, where they put on a week-long workshop in dance, drama, and music for students at our Santa Catarina partner school. The group’s mission was to inspire and empower the students to perform confidently. They also hoped the students would gain […]

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Newlyweds volunteer in Guatemala for honeymoon

Miles Steinhauser and Haley Kastler didn’t want just any ordinary honeymoon. So after getting married this June, they headed to Guatemala to volunteer for six weeks. The pair says they both have a heart for service, and a honeymoon at a resort was just not for them. Says Haley, “We wanted to give back to […]

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