THE EDUCATION AND HOPE BLOG
We always have so many stories to share and this is the place to find them. Our hope is that you will get to know us better and feel connected to the children and families whose lives are changed because of your generous support.
"Because it's never too late to become who I am meant to be!" Some inspiration for us all on this day celebrating the women who mother the world. In honor of Mother's Day, I want to shine a light on the generosity that enables us to empower mothers and grandmothers...read more
I’m remembering this day fifteen years ago. May 9th, the day before Mother’s Day in Guatemala, also Romelia’s birthday. Instead of celebrating with the kids at the after-school program we were gathered around her hospital bed: Romelia’s sisters, her mother, and her...read more
When my parents asked me how long I planned to stay, my answer was, “Three months or three years.” I guess I never considered the possibility of falling deeply in love with this country. Or that I might never leave. I think back to that first day, the girl standing...read more
The first chapter of the story of Education and Hope as an official non-profit now spans a full 20 years! Because we feel that so much of our true impact is found in the way that hearts and lives are shaped, many of the stories we tell focus on the unquantifiable ways...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 13 Multi-lingual literacy Our adult literacy program is one of the facets of our program that continually inspires me. But add to that how our señoras have been learning to read and write in English this year... even more outstanding! This amazing...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 11: Friendship Elvis, Aaron and Leonardoread more