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Finally Meeting!

Finally, the Lord made a way for some of our Christ’s Hope staff members to meet face to face!! In March 2022, these ladies were able to meet each other and bond as co-laborers for the Lord with Christ’s Hope. They were so grateful for time to get to know each other and bond. They [...]

Why is Christ’s Hope Different?

There are many different organizations similar to Christ’s Hope… So, what makes Christ’s Hope different? There are five main features that makes the Christ’s Hope program unique. We strive to keep children with their families (whether that is a parent, aunt, uncle, or grandparent) and in their communities. We do this so that each child [...]

International Director’s 2022 Trip to Africa

By Numbers 4 Ministry Countries visited (DR Congo, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania) 3 Mobilization Countries visited (Germany, Netherlands, and England) 10 Team Members (representatives from USA, UK, Netherlands, Namibia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania) 27 Ministry CarePoints visited 140 Staff Members met with 2,000+ Children Impacted By Specifics Training With the Staff: Reviewed global activities, strategic plan, [...]

How to Get Involved

Love Christ’s Hope and our mission? Here are some simple ways to get involved! Donate - Your investment in Christ’s Hope International transforms the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children in Africa in five key ways – physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual. Sponsor a child - By sponsoring a child you will be providing [...]

Our History

Where It Started (2003) In a small Namibian town, Jos and Sylvia Holtzhausen felt called to confront the troubling reality of HIV and AIDS they were witnessing first hand and the children left behind in its wake. They felt the call to launch a ministry that focused on HIV and AIDS affected children and families. [...]

What IS a Ministry CarePoint?

If you stay up to date on our blog posts and emails then you likely hear the term, “Ministry CarePoint” used often… but what exactly IS a Ministry CarePoint? A Ministry CarePoint is a strategically located center within a community that has a high AIDS infection rate. Our Ministry CarePoints provide a place where sponsored [...]

Where it All Began

In a small Namibian, Africa town, Jos and Sylvia Holtzhausen faced a burdening dilemma. Should they continue confidently serving Youth for Christ Namibia, reaching hundreds of west African youths at the large center they had established; or confront the troubling reality of HIV and AIDS they were witnessing first hand and the children left behind [...]

Clean Water Sustains Life

David and Becky Kase recently went on a trip to Africa to visit many of Christ’s Hope’s CarePoints. Becky shared many stories from their trip, but these were a few of her sweetest memories from their time there. “Water. When we are in this hot and dry land, we drink lots of it. In Africa [...]

What is Christ’s Hope?

Christ’s Hope International empowers orphaned and vulnerable children to break the cycles of extreme poverty, AIDS, and spiritual brokenness through family-based care and discipleship in Jesus Christ. To do this, we focus on five essential aspects of a child’s life – spiritual, community, emotional, educational, and physical. We are uncompromisingly Biblical, unashamedly Christian. In Africa, extreme poverty and AIDS are a [...]

Elizabeth’s Story

A couple of years ago Elizabeth's husband was very sick and Christ's Hope knew of his condition and needs. The Care and Compassion team visited him regularly and by God's grace he is now healthy and doing well. In the meantime, however, Christ's Hope considered Elizabeth’s children, Freddy and Tim, to be vulnerable because of [...]