Brianna Jensen, long-term volunteer Vision Team coordinator, visited San Rafael with sponsorship staff to hand out Christmas gifts* to sponsored students. She took a number of photographs that helped capture the touching day. Says Brianna, “These are the same kids who asked for beds and sweaters for Christmas a few weeks ago when we went [...]
Below are pictures from two San Rafael families who earned new latrines this October.
Spanish version Caroline McGee, Guatemala Communications Coordinator, interviewed Silvia Gutierrez, a sponsored student with Common Hope. Silvia is interning at Common Hope’s accounting office as her last requirement before earning her degree. What grade are you in and what are you studying? I am in my last year of high school, studying to get a [...]
by Carole Jones, Sponsor This July, Carole visited Yolanda, the young woman she sponsors through Common Hope in Antigua, Guatemala. Below is her description and reflection on her visit. Carole is a retired teacher from Yucaipa, CA. We walk past colonial ruins to get to Yoli’s door. The dirt walkway leading toward the house is [...]