More than four walls. A place to call home.

HOUSING IN GUATEMALAOver half the population of Guatemala lacks dignified housing with utilities and sufficient space. Sometimes, circumstances beyond a family’s control force them into an unsafe living situation. Such was the case for the Landaverde Sac family.Don Oscar had [...]

2019-06-07T15:42:20+00:00June 7th, 2019|Guatemala News, Housing|0 Comments

Eight months after the eruption of Volcán de Fuego, the first brick is laid to become new homes for displaced families

After the eruption of Volcán de Fuego on June 3, 2018, Common Hope | Familias de Esperanza opened its doors as a meeting place for representatives from local NGOs in the Antigua area to unite and coordinate relief efforts. [...]

2019-04-02T22:50:50+00:00March 29th, 2019|Guatemala News, Housing, Success Stories|0 Comments

Two Common Hope staff members travel to Chile to participate in International School on Popular Education in Health

Dr. Walter Estrada and Patty Ramírez joined other community leaders and advocates from around the world in Santiago and Concepción, Chile for the 10th Annual International School on Popular Education in Health. Popularly known as Escuela, the International School hosted an [...]

2019-02-25T20:43:13+00:00February 25th, 2019|Guatemala News, Healthcare|0 Comments

Minnetonka High School IB/IS students donate Spanish novels for teens in Guatemala

In March, students from the Minnetonka High School International Baccalaureate (IB/IS) program raised money for Spanish books, specifically Spanish novels for teenagers. At their IB/IS Global Gathering and Giving Event, they raised more than $250! The students also made [...]

2018-09-20T21:49:23+00:00September 19th, 2018|Guatemala News, Supporters In Action|0 Comments