What's New at Planting Hope:

Winter 2011 Appeal

Dear Friend of Planting Hope, As 2010 draws to a close and we reflect on the past year’s growth, we would like to thank you for being part of Planting Hope’s educational, grassroots, and cultural exchange projects, both in Nicaragua and Vermont.

We need your continued interest and financial support to sustain our community-building programs. In addition to your financial contribution, we encourage you to volunteer locally at our Vermont Planting Hope office or to participate in one of our service-learning delegations to Nicaragua.

Read the Winter 2011 Appeal in full (pdf)

or click here to contribute now

Fall/Winter 2010 Newsletter now available

The new newsletter is hot off the presses and available for download now! You can read abou the new Coffee Camps, just getting underway, and learn more about else what we've done this past year .Click this link to download the pdf newsletter. (added December 14, 2010)


Summer Newsletter now available


The Summer 2010 Planting Hope newsletter is now available for download. This issue includes information about the preschool at Laguna Seca, emerging and ongoing work and information on upcoming trips. Click this link to download the summer newsletter (pdf). (added August 2, 2010)



Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Visit La Chispa.

solar groupThis past January (2010) a delegation from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters visisted La Chispa and took some time to learn about the library and our current projects. During the course of their visit we discussed the new solar panels and batteries which have been installed as a result of a generous grant from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.

Click here to read the full story.


Planting Hope Newsletter - How would you like to recieve it?


In an effort to reduce paper use and make better use of our resources we are now offering a "paperless" option for our newsletter. Please help us out by visiting this online form and telling us about your preferences for delivery of the newsletter.

If you do not currently receieve the newseletter this would be a great way for you to keep up with our on-going work.

Newsletter delivery options - visit this link.


New Planting Hope Brochures

New (08/2009) Service Learning Brochure - Download the new pdf

You can download our new (July, 2009) Planting Hope Brochure by clicking here. (pdf, 335k)

Join the Planting Hope Facebook Group

Join our social network! If you use Facebook you can find us by searching for Planting Hope, or clicking on this link. Join our group and upload your pictures, tell some of your Planting Hope stories and connect with other Planting Hope members.