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.

Faces of Hope / 2 Tenderness and Hope

Faces of Hope / 2 Tenderness and Hope

Faces of Hope / 2 Tenderness and Hope One-on-one time with storybooks and tenderness helps grow children who feel supported and loved. We have recently intensified our focus on reading comprehension by hiring an educator to work solely as a Reading Specialist. Time to...

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Faces of Hope / 1 Resilience bound in love

Faces of Hope / 1 Resilience bound in love

Faces of Hope / 1 Resilience bound in love I noticed this photo in the corner of my desktop last night, waiting to be remembered, it seems. As I took in the image and the love that emanates from these faces, I realized I was breathing in hope. For what remains of the...

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After Hours Welcome Crew

After Hours Welcome Crew

After Hours Welcome Crew The after hours welcome crew. This was a tough trip to get geared up for. Some ongoing health challenges have had me feeling less myself than ever, and in my fog it was hard to muster up the energy to pack up all the things and head south, or...

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Fernando’s gratitude

Fernando’s gratitude

Fernando's gratitude I'm not accustomed to sharing the letters I receive from the students in our program; maybe because they feel so personal. But today I was thinking about how often I try to explain to people that Education and Hope is about so much more than...

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Mothering the motherless

Mothering the motherless

Mothering the motherless My dear friend Romelia had just turned thirty when she died in 2004. Her five children, ranging in age from 5 through 16, were now orphans, and I promised Romelia I would always care for them. At the time of her mother's passing, the oldest...

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