Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

Education: the most powerful weapon against poverty

Education: the most powerful weapon against poverty

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Elika had a difficult upbringing, filled with many setbacks. Had she not received support from the local church or a Bright Hope scholarship, her story may have turned out very differently. 


Harvesting Hope

Harvesting Hope

Monday, March 05, 2018

Can you imagine what life would be like if you had 16 children? How would you feed them all or afford to send each of them to school? While this may be difficult to fathom in places like the U.S., families of this size are still common in rural and impoverished areas in Uganda. This is the reality for fathers like Peter. 


Graduation on Mbabala Island

Graduation on Mbabala Island

Monday, February 26, 2018

“Knowing and Doing” is a biblical foundations course for believers. There are 20 separate lessons in the course covering a wide range of core Christian beliefs. A group of almost forty participants from four denominations have been engaged in this training for the last 2 years. The participants included a number of pastors, elders, church leaders, ministry workers and the GROW agricultural trainees. 


Bolivian Easter Rice Pudding Recipe

Bolivian Easter Rice Pudding Recipe

Monday, February 26, 2018

Serves 8 people 


Celebrating Christ's Resurrection in Bolivia

Celebrating Christ's Resurrection in Bolivia

Monday, February 26, 2018

In Bolivia, Easter celebrations are very different, depending on the geographical context and the religious background of the people. The name "Easter" is not widely used. Catholics prefer to say "Holy Week" ("Semana Santa" in Spanish) and Evangelicals only celebrate "Resurrection Sunday." 


A Message from C.H. Dyer, President/CEO - Spring 2018

A Message from C.H. Dyer, President/CEO - Spring 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Perhaps you have seen the recent news about how the Bolivian government approved legislation that could severely restrict believers' religious freedom. This caused considerable social upheaval around the nation and, in response, Bolivians held massive gatherings, marched in protest and participated in times of prayer and fasting. 


An Answer to Prayer in Bolivia

An Answer to Prayer in Bolivia

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Bolivian government recently approved legislation that could severely restrict believers' religious freedom and would be punishable by imprisonment. In response to the law, massive gatherings, marches and times of prayer were taking place around the country. 


Planting Hope in Bolivia

Planting Hope in Bolivia

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Reynaldo believes a divine appointment many years ago is the reason he’s a part of our hydroponic agriculture projects in Bolivia today.  


Skills Training Helping a Haitian Village

Skills Training Helping a Haitian Village

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

The Phaeton community in northeast Haiti lives in extreme poverty. There are no flourishing gardens. There is no electricity or potable water. Poor equipment and pollution have decreased the fishing trade that many people subsist on. The young people, along with most working men who do not fish, are relocating to nearby cities in search of opportunities, leaving the communities with mainly women, children and the elderly.
 


How One Extraordinary Teacher Brought Hope to a Slum

How One Extraordinary Teacher Brought Hope to a Slum

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

If you walk into Mathare Community Outreach (MCO) Joy Primary School in Mathare Slum during break time, you will hear laughter and excitement coming from children playing in the hilly and uneven grounds of the school. You will see shiny, blue-painted, iron sheet walled classrooms with newly cemented floors.  


A Message from C.H. Dyer, President/CEO - Winter 2017

A Message from C.H. Dyer, President/CEO - Winter 2017

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

"You know the grace that has come to us through our Lord Jesus the Anointed. He set aside His infinite riches and was born into the lowest circumstance so that you may gain great riches through His humble poverty."
 


Prayer Requests

Prayer Requests

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

HAITI
Pastor Fritz from Ferrier Church is asking for prayer over the December Christmas outreach in their community. In the past, this event has been pivotal in showing that part of the greater Ferrier community that they are loved. They are asking for your prayers as they boldly offer the Gospel of Jesus Christ to this spiritually hungry area.