Category: Our Favorites

Doña María shows us what it means to be a good neighbor in this season of giving

Doña María (pictured center) with daughter Heidy, sons Axel and Ronald, and Rose and Charlie in 2015. Doña María and her husband, Don Gustavo, a farmer, have five children and are a part of Common Hope’s family. [...]

Feeding the soul! Common Hope Executive Board Member, Amalia Moreno-Damgaard, shares her passion for her homeland and food across the country

Local celebrity chef and author, Amalia Moreno-Damgaard has been serving on the Common Hope Executive Board since 2010. A Guatemalan, she understands, intimately the beauitful culture of Guatemala. Gratefully, this year she is again creating the menu [...]

Meet Brayan, a star student in San Rafael el Arado

A rural Mayan village San Rafael El Arado is a small, Mayan village located around 40 minutes north of Antigua, Guatemala. In this rural area living conditions are difficult - health care services, education, electricity, and clean water are [...]

2019-03-22T19:17:18+00:00March 21st, 2019|Education, Our Favorites, Success Stories|0 Comments

Sadie and Iliana, two girls a world apart, with lots in common

Sadie, an 11-year-old at Minnewashta Elementary, won an award for community work at her school. That award included prize money. Instead of buying something for herself, Sadie decided she wanted to make a difference. That decision led her on [...]

2018-09-25T16:24:09+00:00September 25th, 2018|Our Favorites, Sponsorship, Supporters In Action|0 Comments