Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

One Meal Leads to Big Dreams

One Meal Leads to Big Dreams

Monday, March 13, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya – Joy Primary School in Mathare Valley looks a lot like any school around the world at lunchtime. At exactly a quarter to one everyday, students line up tightly clutching their plates and spoons, eagerness clearly displayed across their faces. Class by class they are served and carefully make their way to join their friends to eat their hot nutritious meals as they chat away before the bell rings to get them back to class.  


Church in Fourrien, Haiti Receives a New Roof

Church in Fourrien, Haiti Receives a New Roof

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Fourrien, Haiti - At first glance, the humble cement building located in the mountainous region of Fourrien may appear to be a simple house of worship. Pay closer attention, however, and it becomes clear that this church is an important hub within this remote Haitian community.  


Project Update: Hydroponics

Project Update: Hydroponics

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Oruro, Bolivia - Pastor Cleto is known for his green thumb and innovative ideas. At his church, you won’t just find places to pray and worship and learn about Jesus. You’ll also find a greenhouse, solar ovens and a welding workshop, all which serve as ministries to support families and vulnerable children in his community.  


Pray for the Field

Pray for the Field

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Please pray for Haiti, Bolivia, and Zambia to recover from the affects of the drought.  


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

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

Friday, March 03, 2017

Hoffman Estates, Illinois - This is an exciting time to be an Ally of Bright Hope. In just a few days, Bright Hope will launch a new program that will bring light to the darkest places on earth while fostering knowledgeable, connected and blessed contributors to the poor.
 


Ally Spotlight: Julee Fassnacht

Ally Spotlight: Julee Fassnacht

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Hoffman Estates, Illinois - Each handcrafted baby blanket sold by BlanketsByJulee comes with a promise—all the proceeds of each blanket sold go to an organization that is dedicated to helping the poor receive access to clean water, food, education, and medical care. One of these organizations is Bright Hope.  


Local Church Brings Hope to Victims of Hurricane

Local Church Brings Hope to Victims of Hurricane

Monday, December 12, 2016

Haiti – When Hurricane Matthew swept across the southwestern tip of Haiti in October, the Category 5 storm devastated the Caribbean nation, taking the lives of more than 1,000 Haitians and causing the worst destruction the country has seen since the earthquake in 2010. 


Ugandan Church Fights for Girls' Education

Ugandan Church Fights for Girls' Education

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Jinja, Uganda – When girls are educated, they are able to pull themselves out of poverty and communities are transformed. Yet, millions of girls around the world are still forced to drop out of school, simply because of their gender.
 


Sabina: Single-Mother, Businesswoman, Leader

Sabina: Single-Mother, Businesswoman, Leader

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Nairobi, Kenya – In the heart of the Mathare Valley slum, 40-year-old Sabina takes great pride in narrating her painstaking journey of resilience in the face of poverty as a struggling businesswoman. It has been a daunting task as a single mother to provide for her 5-year-old son; a responsibility she does not take lightly.
 


Ally Spotlight: The Helms Family

Ally Spotlight: The Helms Family

Friday, December 09, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. – Every summer, brother and sister team, Noah and Ruthie, set up their annual neighborhood lemonade stand. But this isn’t your typical lemonade. Their lemonade is made with clean water.  


Prayer Requests from Around the World

Pray for the Field

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Prayer requests from our partners around the world.  


A Message From C.H. Dyer, President/CEO - Winter 2016

A Message From C.H. Dyer, President/CEO - Winter 2016

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill."Merry Christmas!” These two simple words mean widely different things to different people. For a few in our nation, these words represent an exclusive greeting that they want eliminated and replaced with “Happy Holidays.”