Guatemala

Three Success Stories From The Cuyotenango CarePoint

The Cuyotenango CarePoint is one of HopeChest’s Guatemalan CarePoints, located in the southwest region of the country. Families in Cuyotenango often struggle to acquire income and adequate nutrition- the chronic malnutrition rate in the region is 33%. However, due to HopeChest’s efforts to implement a Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) and a chicken coop …

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Carolina standing with girl who chose friend

Rethinking Traditional Child Sponsorship is Teaching Children Their Voice and Choice Matters

Earlier this year, Children’s HopeChest expanded the Friendship Model, which empowers children to choose their own sponsor. Today we are hearing from Carolina Cardona, HopeChest Guatemala’s Country Director, about the excitement she feels toward seeing children’s faces light up with joy when they get to choose their own HopeChest Friend.

Look for the Helpers

It’s good to be reminded that there is light when you intentionally look for it. All around the world, there are people igniting fires of hope. Those are the people we are focusing on in today’s blog. We are looking for the helpers.

This HopeChest CarePoint Made Over 1,500 Masks to Protect People from Coronavirus

The sewing group at Children’s HopeChest’s Pueblo Modelo CarePoint in Guatemala has become the light of Christ in their community, recently sewing over 1,500 masks to help protect people from coronavirus.  All Guatemalan citizens have been ordered by the President to wear masks in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you want …

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