Stories of Hope

Community Area No.6 : Family Development

Welcome to the sixth blog in our series, “The 12 Areas of Community Transformation.” Over the course of this year we are answering the question, “How is HopeChest different from other leading child sponsorship organizations?” Today’s blog is about the sixth of these 12 areas of primary community transformation. Family Development As we look at …

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Transformative Programs in Moldova: Anna’s Story

“Today Anna is that confident, independent girl, who didn’t only turned dreams into reality – studying to be a doctor, but also revealed her personality, clearly understanding what she wants and what she can do. No more room for doubt, fear and insecurity!” This was Anna’s answer for the question “Who has Anna beome today?” …

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An Unforgettable Guest at Kovalyovo Orphanage

Sipping tea with our Russian friends last summer at the Kovalyovo Orphanage, was spontaneously interrupted with chaos and excitement over an anticipated guest! Let me back up a little… Last June, Rachel, International Program Director for Russia, and I took a trip to Russia. It was my first trip to Russia and I was immediately …

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Genet the Entrepreneur

As a parent, not being able to feed your children is heartbreaking. Seven years ago, Genet and her daughters were starving. When Genet could not provide food for her daughters, Rahel and Mihert, she felt hopeless. The grief that she experienced was immense, and she stated that she would rather die than to see her …

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Giving Thanks for Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are combatting malnutrition in Uganda! Today we are thankful for a Thanksgiving favorite, and how it is nourishing vulnerable children in Uganda with vitamin A and vitamin C. With the financial support of a Kellogg Company, Children’s HopeChest has worked to alleviate hunger for thousands of children not only in Uganda, but also …

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