Community-to-Community

Family at a letter writing party

A Pandemic-proof Way to Engage Your Community

Even those whose hearts are normally on fire for justice and authentic connection can experience a dry well of motivation. Faith, HopeChest Partnership Leader for Ukro CarePoint in Ethiopia, writes about how her partnered communities stay connected during difficult times.

Re-engaging: We asked children what they miss about their HopeChest Friends

This year, it has been difficult for many people to not be able to see the people they care about due to distancing and cancelled travel plans. We asked children from each country we partner with what they miss most about their HopeChest Friends. We hope you enjoy their heartwarming answers and know that your support is making a tangible difference!

A man wearing medical scrubs holds a child in Eswatini

The One: A reflection on Christ’s love for each of us

The homemade PVC-framed curtains are up. The pharmacy is readily staffed. We are flush with physical therapists wielding braces and canes. We have enough fluoride varnish for a small army. And now the community of Ekudzeni begins to arrive at the CarePoint. Months of preparation and two days of travel have culminated to this moment …

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When Mothers Connect, Differences Melt Away

We all have emotions and parts of us that are stirred when we see the faces of underprivileged children from majority world countries. Actually laying eyes on something or someone tends to make it more real. These children’s faces are often dirty or streaked with tears, clothes tattered and worn. They’re usually barefoot. This all …

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