How do you find hope again after the sudden death of your spouse? This is a question that many people in the Teso region of Uganda faced after attacks from the Lord’s Resistance Army in the early 2000s. Today, we are highlighting the remarkable story of Christine*, a mother who experienced deep loss in her family and community.
Category: Stories of Hope
Earlier this year, Children’s HopeChest expanded the Friendship Model, which empowers children to choose their own sponsor. Today we are hearing from Carolina Cardona, HopeChest Guatemala’s Country Director, about the excitement she feels toward seeing children’s faces light up with joy when they get to choose their own HopeChest Friend.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.