Para leer en español, haga click aqui. Eleven team members from Target-Guatemala visited New Hope School on June 1. While Target has visited our Family Development Center in Antigua a number of times, this was their first visit to New Hope, where Target has funded a grant for early childhood education since 2008. The team […]
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A young’n from San Rafael laces up before carrying his big bag of school supplies home. Photo from last Friday’s school supply day in San Rafael. Pictured with Britta, a member of the Best Buy Vision Team. For more on the Best Buy team’s work this past week, visit their photo diary and their Tumblr […]
by Irene Valdes-Wochinger, Guatemala Communications Officer Students from the youth leadership program have been meeting every Friday afternoon to participate in an international cooking workshop, as part of this year’s youth program activities. The workshop is facilitated by sponsored student Luis Garcia and approximately 20 students participate in it, ranging from from 11 to 17 […]
We need your help getting an older group of students to the finish line—high school graduation. These 17 students are so close, but they face incredible odds. You can help ensure they get there.
Lesbia, San Rafael program coordinator, told a great story about a recent Wednesday afternoon group activity. The students and education promoters have an activity they call “the magic bag,” where kids pull imaginary items out of the bag and describe them (what color is it, what does it feel like, is it big or small, […]
You may have read in our most recent eNews about the vocational workshops that Common Hope is holding for 9th graders in our newest community, San Miguel Milpas Altas. During the sessions, students are exploring their dreams for the future, steps for different career paths, the realities of the job market, personal strengths and weaknesses, and […]