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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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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

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, [...]

Traditional Clothing of Guatemala’s resilient Mayan women

Indigenous Peoples' Day, celebrated on the second Monday in October, is an important holiday that seeks to honor and celebrate Native populations and their customs. It’s a day where Native culture, history and contributions should be embraced and brought to [...]

October 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture and Tradition|0 Comments

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 [...]

June 10th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]