by Marsha Benshoof, sponsor and Vision Team volunteer What an amazing experience, meeting a child and his family that you have known only on paper. Jim and I have been sponsors of Gustavo since April 2010, shortly after a Vision Team from our church, Robbinsdale United Church of Christ, returned from Guatemala and shared their […]
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by Scott Vezzosi, Common Hope sponsor Last week my mom and I took a trip to Guatemala to visit our sponsored child, a fifteen-year-old boy named Saulo. One of our days in Antigua, a social worker accompanied my mom and me to meet Saulo and his family. We have been sponsoring him for about five […]
A vision team member and San Rafael student have fun in the rain.
Sponsor Nadine Pagerie shared this beautiful photo from her recent visit with her sponsored student, Blanca. Thought you’d all enjoy taking a quick trip to Guatemala yourselves, without leaving your desk. Thanks for sharing, Nadine!
Dana Sitzman, a member of the Best Buy Vision Team, describes her memorable visit with Luis and family. I am sponsoring a child through the Common Hope program—seven-year-old Luis. I had the fortunate opportunity to meet him and his family while on my Vision Team trip in Guatemala. Accompanied by a social worker, I went […]
Below are a collection of observations from the Best Buy Vision Team on Day 5 of their trip, giving a window into the people of Guatemala and the work Common Hope supporters make possible. • Sweat equity is testament of a family’s desire for a Common Hope house. To clear the plot for the second […]