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.
100 Faces of Hope/ 8: Perseverance The span of her life has encompassed more loss than most people will ever know. Yet our beloved Doña Diega greets each day with a renewed sense of strength and a profound gratitude for the blessings in her life. She has been a...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 7: Herminia Some people are just born with a thoughtfulness gene: Herminia is one of those people. Her tenderness and compassion the signs of a true caretaker. Herminia put her nursing studies on hold to have her children but her vocation shines...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 6: Doña Diega I wish I could find the words to express how much inspiration Doña Diega’s dedication to learning gives me. In two weeks she will be 77 and she is the top student in her group of five studying for the 6th grade diploma. Her teacher...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 5 : Pride My biggest weekend of the year followed by two days of meetings and packing, then 16 hours of travel door to door. Wednesday night I found myself questioning my sanity. What was I thinking? This trip was hard 23 years ago and it certainly...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 4 Happy Meals. October 16th is World Food Day. Did you know that during the last 19 years more than 900,000 hot lunches and small afternoon meals have been served at the Education and Hope after school program? Thank you to everyone whose generosity...read more
100 Faces of Hope/ 3 : The hope in perseverance. I've been sitting on some big news for a few days... Jenny Diaz passed her TOEFL test! Witnessing perseverance is not unusual at Education and Hope but Jenny's dedication and commitment to studying for and passing the...read more