Stories of HOPE – Galina Chtyreva

Stories of HOPE – Galina Chtyreva

By Krystian Palmero, HOPE Corps Fellow From a young age, Ms. Galina Chtyreva has been an adventurous individual, wanting to get out and explore the world as much as she could. It was no surprise when she decided to leave Siberia right after graduating high school and...
Stories of HOPE – Marcia Beyer Casem

Stories of HOPE – Marcia Beyer Casem

By Krystian Palmero, HOPE Corps Fellow Imagine the surprise Marcia Beyer Casem felt when she walked into a classroom this past May to teach a Banking on Our Future session and a majority of the students had already known much of the information. From the beginning of...

Stories of HOPE – Emily Gause

By Jordan Hagedon, HOPE Corps Fellow Emily Gause owes much of her success to the influence of her family. Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Emily grew up inspired by her grandparents who still live in Ann Arbor to this day. “My dad’s parents were always my greatest...
Stories of HOPE – Lili Strachan

Stories of HOPE – Lili Strachan

By Jordan Hagedon, HOPE Corps Fellow Lili Strachan grew up in Florida understanding more about financial matters than the average kid. As the eldest child of two to immigrant parents from Colombia who barely spoke English, Lili had to know more than others her age. “I...