Navigating Travel in the Time of Coronavirus
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Navigating Travel in the Time of Coronavirus

In 2019, 968 individuals traveled to visit their friends at HopeChest CarePoints. That’s a lot of dedicated people investing in building meaningful friendships! So, with cancelled travel this year, what has our Travel Team’s experience been like, and what do they have up their sleeve for the future?
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“From Grass to Grace:” A single mom’s story of entrepreneurial transformation
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“From Grass to Grace:” A single mom’s story of entrepreneurial transformation

Meet Resta, a determined and hard-working single mom in Uganda who has an entrepreneurial spirit. Hear how her local CarePoint came alongside her and provided unique opportunities for her to express her talents and work hard for her family.
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Receiving Sponsorship Support as a Child Empowered Me to Empower Others
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Receiving Sponsorship Support as a Child Empowered Me to Empower Others

In today’s blog, Atkelt shares his personal story of receiving support as a child to working at Children’s HopeChest, where he now impacts thousands of children through his work. He reflects on the close friends who came alongside him when he was young and wrote him encouraging letters and supported him in his studies. Atkelt’s story is a powerful testimony of relationships that make an impact.
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A Liturgy for Friendship
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A Liturgy for Friendship

Continuing to connect others, Chris (HopeChest Sponsorship Systems Senior Manager) drew from his theology background to create, “A Liturgy for Friendship.” We hope you share this liturgy with others and experience the joy of connection and friendship during a time when many are feeling distant or divided.
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Celebrating Families (and a Minion) Returning to Russia CarePoints After Quarantine!
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Celebrating Families (and a Minion) Returning to Russia CarePoints After Quarantine!

It’s been a long six months of quarantine for families in Russia. After such a long time of not being able to see the Young Mothers Program participants in-person, Vladimir CarePoint threw a wonderful party to celebrate!
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How Riding in a Rain-soaked Truckbed is Like Working at Children’s HopeChest
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How Riding in a Rain-soaked Truckbed is Like Working at Children’s HopeChest

Before Nina became Children’s HopeChest’s Sponsorship and Travel Manager, she was a medical intern in Guatemala. Nina explains how her unique experience in Guatemala has numerous similarities to her work at HopeChest!
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Introducing, Greater Calling! Four Experts Weigh in on Corporate Social Responsibility
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Introducing, Greater Calling! Four Experts Weigh in on Corporate Social Responsibility

Children’s HopeChest is stepping up to provide resources to businesses to launch their purpose into the world through global partnerships. Introducing, Greater Calling, a DBA of Children’s HopeChest that focuses on curating impactful business partnerships.
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How a CarePoint in Ethiopia Helped This Young Woman Break From the Cycle of Poverty
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How a CarePoint in Ethiopia Helped This Young Woman Break From the Cycle of Poverty

Here at Children’s HopeChest, we frequently use terms like “cycle of poverty” and “holistic development.” In today’s blog, we are sharing more of what those words mean and how they manifest in the stories of children who attend HopeChest CarePoints.
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How Are Children Around the World Spending Their Time in Quarantine?
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How Are Children Around the World Spending Their Time in Quarantine?

Many of the innovative and ambitious children who attend Children’s HopeChest CarePoints have not been taking this season for granted. Learn how children from around the world are spending their time in quarantine and seeing the time they have as opportunities.
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Celebrating 20 Years with a Love Letter to Children’s HopeChest
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Celebrating 20 Years with a Love Letter to Children’s HopeChest

What does Children’s HopeChest’s longest headquarter employee have to say about her 20 years with the organization? Today, Rachel Andrews, Vice President of International Operations, reflects on lessons learned from 20 years in international poverty relief work.
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Moving Mountains: an interview with Hellen, leader of Mt. Elgone CarePoint in Kenya
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Moving Mountains: an interview with Hellen, leader of Mt. Elgone CarePoint in Kenya

How is the pandemic affecting one of the most impoverished communities in Kenya, and what is being done to meet critical needs and create opportunities for long-term change in that area? Hellen Makani, dynamic leader of Mt. Elgone CarePoint shares captivating stories that will fill your heart with hope.
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Three Questions for Russia’s Country Director About COVID-19’s Impact
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Three Questions for Russia’s Country Director About COVID-19’s Impact

Russia’s Country Director, Katya Celenina, shares how Russia CarePoints have innovatively transformed to keep participants safe. Learn how CarePoint staff are keeping participants engaged and connected and how orphanage graduates are making an impact in their communities.
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Look for the Helpers
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Look for the Helpers

It’s good to be reminded that there is light when you intentionally look for it. All around the world, there are people igniting fires of hope. Those are the people we are focusing on in today’s blog. We are looking for the helpers.
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The Emotional Impact of Agricultural Programs in Uganda
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The Emotional Impact of Agricultural Programs in Uganda

Today we are illustrating the emotional impact of agricultural programs through three stories in Uganda. The nutritional impact is often the main purpose of agricultural initiatives, but the emotional impact is also monumental and helps to move people closer to self-sustainability!
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Hear What HopeChest Has to Say on Core Values and Racial Equality
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Hear What HopeChest Has to Say on Core Values and Racial Equality

The death of George Floyd on March 25th, 2020 and resulting events in the United States have been a catalyst...
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Upcoming Racial Equality Podcast Episode
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Upcoming Racial Equality Podcast Episode

Children’s HopeChest stands on the side of justice. Learn more about an upcoming podcast episode about racial equality and how you can subscribe to HopeChest’s podcast so you don’t miss it!
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Four Stories that Illustrate the Impact of Discipleship
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Four Stories that Illustrate the Impact of Discipleship

One of the most impactful aspects of CarePoint programming are discipleship lessons. Developing a personal relationship with Jesus is igniting hope in children’s lives as they learn that they have a unique purpose despite their challenges, and that they never have to face life alone.
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Celebrating Father’s Day with 4 Stories About Awesome Dads
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Celebrating Father’s Day with 4 Stories About Awesome Dads

To celebrate Father's Day, we are sharing four stories about awesome dads. The dads we are highlighting have survived difficult and painful circumstances to push through and show up for their families.
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Exciting Prizes for Four Children in Guatemala!
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Exciting Prizes for Four Children in Guatemala!

Four children at Pueblo Modelo CarePoint won exciting prizes for their memorization skills! These children are holding the word of the Lord close to their hearts, and their parents are incredibly proud of their accomplishments.
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A Day in the Life of 3 Program Coordinators in Ethiopia | Part Two
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A Day in the Life of 3 Program Coordinators in Ethiopia | Part Two

We hope that you enjoyed part one of our Ethiopia Program Coordinator “a day in the life” series! This week we...
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