Ending Gender-Based Violence in Ethiopia

Discover the inspiring work of I Care for the Nation CarePoint in our conversation with founder Ayneabeba “Ayni” Maru. Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the CarePoint focuses on sustainable development, providing holistic care and job training to vulnerable women and children. Ayni discusses their advocacy efforts in policymaking, promoting emotional well-being, and their overarching goal …

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A Glimpse of Your Impact in 2023

Welcome to our annual reflection on the incredible impact you’ve made possible through Children’s HopeChest in 2023. This past year has been marked by transformative progress and heartwarming success stories, all thanks to your unwavering support. From empowering communities through sustainable development to touching individual lives with hope and opportunity, your contributions have brought the …

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Investing in Communities Through VSLAs

What Are VSLA’s? In vulnerable communities, CarePoints serve as catalysts for financial transformation and generate ripples of impactful change. One of the remarkable ways they do this is through the establishment of Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs). Imagine a tightly-knit group within a community, where neighbors come together, not just as friends, but as …

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3 Reasons to Join a HopeChest Trip This Summer

Whether it’s a Partner Visit or Vision Trip, Here’s Why You Should Go! 1. Witness Impact Firsthand: HopeChest trips offer a unique opportunity to witness firsthand the tangible impact of community development initiatives. As you engage with children and families in their everyday lives, you’ll see how HopeChest programs are breaking cycles of poverty, providing …

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Hope is Connection: Transforming Communities Through Relationships

Collaboratively written with Children’s HopeChest Marketing Intern, Caleb Maxson During our 2023 Year End Campaign, we celebrated the many facets of hope that light up vulnerable communities across the globe. We explored hope through Faith, Entrepreneurship, Education, and Healthcare. Now, as we step into 2024, we want to highlight one more facet of hope: Connection. …

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Beyond Aid: How Your Support Ignites Hope Through Health

Collaboratively written by Children’s HopeChest Marketing Intern, Julia McCoy In our 2023 Year End Campaign, Ignite Hope, we’re celebrating the many facets of hope that light up vulnerable communities across the globe. We’ve explored hope through Faith, Entrepreneurship, Education, and Connection. This week, we are focusing on HEALTH! Health can be a loaded word. At HopeChest, …

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All I Want for Christmas is…Maggots!

Collaboratively written by Children’s HopeChest Marketing Intern, Sadie Nichols  In the face of adversity, one young man in rural eastern Uganda found inspiration in an unexpected place—maggots. Meet Pius, a resilient individual with an innovative spirit, who transformed a seemingly negative concept into a solution for a critical community issue. Growing up in a large family, …

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#GivingTuesday: 5 Ways That Your Giving Can Ignite Hope

Tomorrow, please join us in the global celebration of generosity for Giving Tuesday! This is a day that follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is a day focused on helping others. Everyone has something to give, and today we are sharing stories of how the children and young adults we serve, serve others!

Leaving a Legacy Through Sponsorship: Atkelt Simon’s Story

In January, we asked you, our thoughtful and curious community, what questions you had for Children’s HopeChest President and CEO, Ken Sparks. You asked, and Ken answered in this month’s unique episode of “Build Relationships. Break Poverty.”