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.
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
100 Faces of Hope/ 12: Everyday Gratitude! We talk about gratitude a lot at Education and Hope. Our students face substantial challenges in their home lives but often study in environments where their classmates are considerably more advantaged. This can be an...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 10: Nourishment Healthy, nutritious meals play such a big role in our afternoons. But sitting down to eat also means the chance to spend time with old and new friends. I love watching the animated conversations that each day as people get to know...read more