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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 [...]
A snowy trip and warm reception from our Partners in Fargo/Moorhead On February 25, Teresa, Common Hope's Outreach & Partnership Manager, made her way to Ellen Hopkins Elementary in Moorhead, one of our School Community Partners. There, she hosted [...]
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 [...]
In Guatemala, less than 20% of the population graduates from high school. For girls the rate is even lower. Social pressures dictate that young women are supposed to stay at home with their mothers and help tend to the [...]
Mario, 23, started working for Common Hope | Familias de Esperanza in February 2018, but he has been familiar with the organization for much longer. Mario first came to the Family Development Center in Antigua more than ten years [...]