John Templeton Foundation-Funded Project Will Explore How Scholar Peer Groups Strengthen Curiosity, Purpose, and Perseverance

John Templeton Foundation-Funded Project Will Explore How Scholar Peer Groups Strengthen Curiosity, Purpose, and Perseverance

Posted Posted in Arizona, Colorado, Featured, Guatemala, New York, Partnerships, St. Louis

Funded by the John Templeton Foundation, “Accelerating Youth Character Development by Leveraging the Power of Youth Peer Groups” is energizing a dynamic Network-wide collaboration focused on honing the inherent strengths of our scholars and collegians to set and achieve their own goals.  The John Templeton Foundation is a highly esteemed international foundation focused on catalyzing […]

Graduate Stories of Hope | Ericka Barrios 2

Graduate Stories of Hope | Ericka Barrios

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Collegian, Featured, Guatemala

Ericka joined Esperanza Juvenil, Boys Hope Girls Hope’s Guatemalan affiliate, after finishing the 6th grade.  Her family didn’t have the resources for Ericka to continue studying, a common challenge for families in Guatemala. She learned about Esperanza Juvenil through a partner organization that supports pre-school and elementary school children in a very economically challenged neighborhood […]

Brenda's Story

Brenda’s Story

Posted Posted in Alumni Stories, Guatemala

Twenty-two year-old Brenda was born in Sayaxche, Peten in Guatemala. When she was five, Brenda moved with her parents and five siblings to Los Reyes, San Andres, Peten, located far from her extended family in Sayaxche. Los Reyes was a very small, isolated town, and the only transportation to and from it was one bus […]