What’s Happening2018-09-06T15:43:32+00:00

What’s Happening

Stay up on all the latest happenings at Common Hope, and in Guatemala. This is your source for the heartwarming stories of perseverance, inspiring moments of success and so much more. It’s all right here, and it’s your window into the day-to-day of Common Hope and the families we touch.

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Educational Support Programs: Encouraging education to thrive

Almost two and a half years later, students are returning to in-person educational support programs provided by Common Hope. Most kids across the U.S., Guatemala (and the world) spent significant chunks of time learning from home. We don’t know the lasting [...]

August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Education, Family Development|0 Comments

New Hope School Welcomes Back Students and Staff

After two years, students and faculty were welcomed back to the classroom on Monday, June 8! The first day back was filled with constant excited chatter and happy energy from students, staff, and parents. There was no shortage of excitement, and [...]

July 7th, 2022|Categories: Aspiring Teachers, Our Favorites|0 Comments

Common Hope welcomes volunteers again! What you need to know if you’re considering traveling.

Visitor Experiences are the backbone of Common Hope’s support system.  The visitor programs are designed to provide an immersive experience to learn about the people, culture, and landscape of Guatemala. They give a deeper insight into how Common Hope operates [...]

March 7th, 2022|Categories: Supporters In Action|0 Comments

3M LRN fosters cross-cultural relationships through volunteerism

3M Latino Resource Network (LRN) members across the U.S. and Latin America continue to volunteer their time to foster important cross-cultural relationships. Most recently, 50 volunteers partnered with Common Hope, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting poverty in Guatemala through [...]

March 4th, 2022|Categories: Supporters In Action|0 Comments

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 [...]

February 10th, 2022|Categories: 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 [...]

February 1st, 2022|Categories: Family Development, Our Favorites|0 Comments