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.

The Transformative Power of Love

The Transformative Power of Love

Tonight I did something that I don't think I've ever done before: I watched a video of a talk that I gave back in October. Today is Valentine's Day, and although love is something we celebrate every day at Education and Hope, there is a lot of heaviness in the world...

Creating a Community of Care

Creating a Community of Care

It always feels like a little bit of a miracle to me when people who have experienced our work in person write about what most impacted them during their visit, what they saw and felt during their time with us.   The uniqueness of our mission is not easily summed...

Christmas-in-a-Basket 2019

Christmas-in-a-Basket 2019

Our Education and Hope tradition of “Christmas-in-a-basket” began as a way to feed and support some of our most vulnerable families during our winter break. The baskets contain everyday cooking staples as well as foods traditionally enjoyed during the holidays, things...

Your Light In 2019

Your Light In 2019

THANK YOU FOR YOUR LIGHT IN 2019! The other day I was reading a beautiful story about a heroic, compassionate act. One of the commenters wrote, "See? There IS still good in the world!" While I had been moved by the extraordinary kindness in the story, the comment gave...

Educate to Empower

Educate to Empower

"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...

TWENTY-FIVE YEARS

TWENTY-FIVE YEARS

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...

20 Years of Impact, 1998-2018

20 Years of Impact, 1998-2018

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...

100 Faces of Hope/ 13 Multi-lingual literacy

100 Faces of Hope/ 13 Multi-lingual literacy

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...



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