Category: Our Favorites

Dental Care in Guatemala: An interview with Dr. Steve Humbert

Dr. Steve Humbert has made 62 volunteer trips to Guatemala to provide dental care for families through Common Hope’s Dental Team program. He considers Guatemala his second home and during his visits, he’s made friends with a lot of the [...]

2022-02-14T16:59:15+00:00February 10th, 2022|Healthcare, Our Favorites|0 Comments

The Beginning of a New Partnership and Relationship

At Common Hope, affiliation is just the beginning of a student's road to graduation and the partnership with their whole family. Affiliation can be compared to an application process for being admitted into college. The process ensures that fixed criteria are [...]

2022-02-02T22:17:52+00:00February 1st, 2022|Family Development, Our Favorites|0 Comments

Educated Women are Empowered Women

Research has shown that educated girls can change the trajectory of their own lives, reverse the cycles of poverty, generate economic growth and in turn change their communities for the better. Educated women receive higher lifetime earnings and lead healthier, [...]

New Hope Celebrates 20 Years and the Power of Community

Earlier this month, the New Hope community came together to celebrate two milestone anniversaries. Hosted and emceed by the young adults who live in New Hope, the anniversary activities were truly a celebration of el poder de la comunidad – the power [...]

2021-06-30T22:05:45+00:00June 10th, 2021|Guatemala News, Our Favorites|0 Comments

Doña Iliana shares her story of motherhood and proud mom moments

In this month of May, Common Hope would like to acknowledge and celebrate all of the mothers and mother figures who give so selflessly in order for those they care about to achieve their dreams. To all of the mothers [...]

Inside the Program: Affiliation with Carmen & Aracely

Affiliation is Where the Partnership Begins "To serve is my passion. To listen, to be respectful, and to be kind is something I learned from my parents." - Aracely Perez All great partnerships must have a starting place, [...]