Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala CIty, GuatemalaMeeting the teachers at New Hope School leaves no doubt that they are there not only because of their love for teaching but also because of their love towards their students. Every step of their way is...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, GuatemalaSchool begins promptly at 7:30, when the children gather together at the gym. There, the entire school community prays, shares announcements, and celebrates those with birthdays by singing Happy Birthday (or Feliz Cumpleaños) in unison.When each grade settles...

Written by Common HopeNew Hope Village was created in 1999 after Hurricane Mitch, when Common Hope relocated families living on the dangerous ravines outside of Guatemala City. A 34-acre cow pasture was transformed into a peaceful village. People who once lived in desperate urban...

Written by Jennifer Roth With over one thousand photos that tell the visual story, I am adding some words to provide a bit more information about my trip. I spent three incredible, sweaty, hard-working, life-changing weeks in Cap Haïtien and Saint-Louis du Nord in...

Only five minutes away from the city of Otavalo, Ecuador, are two attractive touristic spots: the San Pablo Lake, southeast of the city, and El Lechero, a gum tree located at the top of a nearby hill.  These two magical places are...

Everyone can become a teacher because everyone has something worth teaching. We never stop learning, and we should never stop sharing that learning, either.T2T-I’s goal is collaboration, bringing out teachers’ expertise to provide the necessary ingredients for success.Join us on...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, GuatemalaWhen our T2T-I team arrived in Santa Avelina, Quiché, the local teachers and children were already waiting for us. Although we’d spent five hours riding a bus, our first task was to say hello to everyone...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, GuatemalaClasses start at 7:30 each day, and the teachers of the William Botnan School arrive early to meet in the principal’s office on the second floor. They greet each other, discuss the day’s planned activities, and finish...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, Guatemala Classes start at 7:30 a.m., and the children always show up with smiles on their faces. The classrooms give a sacred sense in which respect and solidarity are their most basic foundations. Students come from...