Category: Stories of Hope
Nuevo Reto (New Challenge) CarePoint is a ministry of hope for children who have experienced some sort of trauma, abuse, or other difficult situations in
What if you wanted to take out a small business loan to start a venture so you could support your family, but the banks in your local community considered your financial status too risky? What if, even if you could get a loan, the interest rate was as high as 24%?
At many Children’s HopeChest CarePoints, schools are also more than just a place to receive an education. Each layer of support offered at CarePoints builds a foundation of stability. This is especially true in Guatemala at the My Special Treasure Educational Center (MSTEC), which is a Christian school dedicated to providing holistic support for children whose parents work in the local garbage dump.
“Only a life lived for others is worth living.” – Albert Einstein In Russia, many children in this vast and
I would like to see people living with dignity. Living with the values of the Kingdom of God, with a lot of opportunities for all and to be a model for other communities. A leafy and stable tree that produces a lot of fruit, that gives many benefits to nature, that produces life and that is a symbol of hope and rest.
I love how theology and business are tied together in my day-to-day job and how God has prepared me to accomplish His will in places like Pueblo Modelo in Guatemala.
Access to receiving an education is an incredibly important aspect of breaking the cycle of poverty. However, what happens when a child or young adult has other skills or giftings that are stronger than their abilities in a classroom?
In this month’s podcast episode, JoE Lombard, Grief and Trauma Counseling Trainer, explains the intentionality behind the grief counseling programs that he designed and how he equips HopeChest staff to dive into their own pain so they can better heal the pain of children in their community. JoE has spent at least 20 years emotionally supporting youth across various cultures, equipping adults to walk through grief counseling with vulnerable children, and delivering grief counseling training for HopeChest staff in Uganda and Eswatini.