“He did what!?” “Felix sent a picture of himself holding the picture of us that we sent him!” I was amazed at my wife’s words. After forty years of sponsoring children in different parts of the world through different agencies, this was the most personal response we had ever gotten from a child we sponsored.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A question we are asked all too often as kids. For children like Matthew growing up in poverty and AIDS stricken villages, the career options are limited. But Matthew has a dream… Fourth grader, Matthew, and his older sister lost their mom years ago. They
We are excited to not only wish Faith, our Child Sponsorship and OVC coordinator in Uganda, a very happy (belated) 30th birthday, but also to share her powerful testimony and 7 lessons she learned from it! Take it away, Faith – “While in my mother’s womb precisely at 7 months, the doctors advised my mother
Join us in celebrating three young men who have recently graduated from the Christ’s Hope program in Namibia! Richard, Ivan, and Harry have all worked very hard and are grateful to their sponsors and Caregivers at the CarePoint who have supported them throughout their journey. All three young men feel ready and equipped to face the
Berdian and Juliet shared, “When we hear the devastation of thousands of orphans due to AIDS, when we see a picture of a neglected hungry child in Africa, our hearts are touched, our stomachs make an uneasy turn and we want to help, we want to rescue and save the children. We are all eager
“I now understand the incredible impact that Christ’s Hope has had on our community here in the DR Congo. Prior to their work here, many of the children who now attend the Christ’s Hope CarePoints were looked down on in the community and excluded from the other children because of their unhygienic behaviors and only being able to
Meet Eliza – “I cannot stop saying thank you for the difference you have made in my life!” A teenage girl needs a dad. Eliza felt “less than” because she had no father and her mother struggled to provide the basics for her and her two siblings. Eliza watched the other kids walk to school in their nice,
Seven years ago, Rose joined the Christ’s Hope program inKenya. She was able to start going to schooland receiving an education thanks to theschool fees, uniforms, and other suppliesbeing provided by Christ’s Hope. At theMinistry CarePoint, Rose comes multipletimes a week where she gets the care andsupport she needs such as hot, nutritiousmeals, tutoring, and
It was a Tuesday… when Carol’s life changed. Grief, depression, and malnourishment plagued Carol’s childhood for years after she lost both of her parents. There was no money for Carol to go to school, and physically she was so weak that she would often faint. To many, her situation seemed hopeless, but God’s plan for Carol was full of hope.
Leah sponsors Grace through our church partner, New Life Church in Chicago. This summer Leah was able to meet Grace in Uganda. When Leah arrived at the Ministry CarePoint she was warned that Grace would be shy at first. As Leah walked into Grace’s classroom, she writes, “I spotted Grace and then she came around the table with flowers and