¡AniMate! Kicking off a new math program

We are excited to share that we have kicked off of the AniMate Math Program, which stands for Animación Matemática. In English this means, making math livelier. That is exactly what AniMate is doing, as it works to make math more accessible, understandable, and fun for students and teachers alike. The program is a result of the success of […]

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Meet Michelle, Common Hope’s Clinic Receptionist

From a student in the Antigua Daycare Center to a brick on the Path of Dreams, Michelle Morales’ story started long before she began working for Common Hope. If you have visited Common Hope in the past year and taken a tour of the clinic, you may have met Michelle who greets all visitors with […]

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2017 School Supply Days Photo Gallery

Think back to your childhood. Do you remember the excitement of getting ready for the first day of school? You probably packed up your backpack with the new pencils, pens, notebooks, and colors your family shopped for. But in Guatemala, many families cannot afford the cost of supplies, textbooks, and uniforms and that can prevent their […]

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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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171 Students Walk the Path of a Thousand Dreams

Written by Lizz Peterson, Marketing & Communication Manager I was so thrilled and humbled to join this year’s graduation celebration in Guatemala along with 50 guests from the U.S. and one incredible family who made the long journey from the Netherlands. Three weeks have passed since then, but the excitement of that day is still […]

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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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