Building New Hope Reviews
I've been involved with Building New Hope since I went to El Salvador with them in 1994 and helped set up a solar-powered clean water system for the small village of Nueva Esperanza (New Hope). I was hooked from the start with their people-to-people focus and high energy.
Since then, I've participated as a volunteer in many ways, including as a board member. Currently BNH runs two innovative supplementary schools serving the poorest neighborhoods in Granada, and also an animal clinic that has alleviated the public health problems associated with Granada's large stray animal population as well as increased the health and welfare of the working horse population of the city. They also support Granada's only lending library (which also serves 14 public shools) and a worker-owned coffee cooperative of about 50 families.
BNH also began a music program in public shools in Granada and outlying areas that has since become its own nonprofit organization.
This organization does incredible work, almost entirely with volunteers.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Seeing the faces of the children there, as they really enjoy learning, and as they thrive and move on to high school and university.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Provide more human and material resources so it could do even more good.