Category: Stories of Hope

The Mechanics of Hope: This school provides more than an education

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.

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Meet Dairyn, the Woman Leading Pueblo Modelo in Guatemala

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.

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Build Relationships. Break Poverty. | Interview with Grief and Trauma Counseling Trainer

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.

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Merry Christmas from all of us here at Children’s HopeChest!

Merry Christmas from all of us here at Children’s HopeChest! Donate this Christmas season to empower impoverished children all over the world and help them flourish!