Podcast

“Build Relationships. Break Poverty.” is a podcast that challenges the Western perception of international poverty by elevating the voices of local leaders and processing how we can help to alleviate poverty without harming those living in vulnerable communities. We are Children’s HopeChest, and we believe that building two-way relationships will break the cycle of poverty.

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 for internal conversations at Children’s HopeChest. Today, on “Build Relationships. Break Poverty.” we invite you to listen to one of these conversations. In this episode, HopeChest CEO and President, Ken Sparks; Vice President of Community …

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Rachel stands with three Uganda CarePoint Project Coordinators

A Day in the Life of 3 Uganda CarePoint Project Coordinators | Part One

Combined, Ezra, Stella, and Philip have 15 years of experience leading communities in Uganda. In this month’s podcast episode, these remarkable CarePoint Project Coordinators share what their daily work is like at the CarePoint; the encouragement that keeps them going when they face opposition and difficulties; and how they are seeing their communities change before their eyes.

HopeChest's Russia's Finance and Program Coordinator poses in Moscow

Build Relationships. Break Poverty. | Interview with Masha on 21 Years of Empowering Orphaned Youth in Russia

In 1996, the trajectory of Masha Bodrova’s life changed forever. As a young girl, when other children were playing outside, Masha was practicing playing the piano for hours on end. Her pursuit of excellence and her remarkable talent led her to achieve a master’s and doctoral degree in concert piano. While traveling the world to …

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Eswatini's music ministry leader poses with a friend in front of a bush

Build Relationships. Break Poverty. | How Music is Unlocking the Potential of Children Living in Poverty: Interview with Londiwe Dlamini

Do you remember the songs that have transformed your life? The songs that have met you on dark days and carried you to brighter seasons? Music’s power to heal and encourage is universal, but today Londiwe Dlamini is sharing stories of music empowering youth in Eswatini. Londiwe is the Music Ministry Leader and spends her …

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