Category: Education

Teen ambassador in Texas engages more than 200 students in statewide supply drive

A natural leader, Pratiksha Tonpe is a State Director for the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), a nationwide honors organization that invites high school students from around the country to use their knowledge for the betterment of the global community. [...]

2018-01-10T16:09:12+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Education, Supporters In Action|0 Comments

Creating Strands of Hope with Mt. Olive Vision Team

This past April, the Mount Olive Lutheran Church Vision Team visited Guatemala and one of their team members, Connie Marty, came ready to share a thoughtful jewelry project with the Antigua Youth Program. Connie founded Strands of Hope, an organization [...]

Over 200 students gather for 5th annual Youth Summit

In April, more than 200 Common Hope students gathered for the 5th annual Youth Summit at the Antigua site. This year’s summit was extra special, with youth from all four sites (Antigua, New Hope, San Rafael, and San Miguel Milpas Altas) participating in [...]

2018-01-10T16:10:24+00:00June 8th, 2016|Education, Supporters In Action|0 Comments

District 5950 Rotary Clubs come together in service

For the second consecutive year, Rotary clubs from District 5950 worked together to support education for impoverished students affiliated with Common Hope. This year’s project was focused on the implementation of a new and improved math curriculum, Guatemática, in Guatemalan [...]

2018-01-10T16:17:12+00:00February 16th, 2016|Education, Supporters In Action|0 Comments

Sponsors and visitors share in many joyous moments

This year, Common Hope the pleasure of welcoming 47 visitors to our 2015 graduation celebration in Guatemala. Visitors came from all over the United States, many traveling to Guatemala for the first time. In fact, there were a lot of “firsts” over [...]

2018-01-10T16:20:11+00:00November 19th, 2015|Education, Sponsorship, Supporters In Action|0 Comments