Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

Yolanda Reaches Out to Her Community

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Alto Bio Bio, Chile — Yolanda is a Mapuche Indian, living in an area where the people live on approximately 40 cents a day. Yolanda's husband was sent to prison over land right issues with the Chilean government. 


New Community Center Opens for Fuente de Vida

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Peñalolén, Chile — Bright Hope intern Taylor Sokolowski recently visited Fuente de Vida to experience the new community center the program has established. 


600 Specialists Attend Medical Seminar

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Atalaya, Peru — Partner Manuel Salazar reports that great strides have been made in the past two months through Segadores. 


Development Store Opened, 40 New Households Growing Vegetables

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Chipako, Zambia — A "development store" was opened in this village to solve a major problem for many rural villagers: no access to key products and agriculture supplies. The store was stocked with seeds, fertilizers, drip irrigation kits, garden tools, and more. 


Junikuins Learn to Approach Confrontation in Christ-Like Way

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Pucallpa, Peru — Peruvian ministry partner, Oscar Raúl Tello, spoke of his encounter with the Junikuin people and how he was able to teach how to approach confrontation in a Christ-like manner.  


Waterborne Illnesses Decreasing Thanks to New Pumps

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Mbabala Island, Zambia — Lives are changing on because of your support of Bright Hope's clean water initiatives on the island. The local clinic has noted significant reduction is waterborne illness and families are appreciating improved access to the water from the pumps. Cases of diarrhea have dropped from 30-50 to 5-10 per month for children under 5. 


Microloan Recipients Work Together at Eco-Friendly Workshop

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Pignon, Haiti — Microloan recipients involved in our program worked together this week at a community-based workshop to learn innovative, eco-friendly practices and energy-efficient technologies to increase their incomes. Workshops included biochar, permaculture, briquette-making, swaling, water irrigation, and toilet composting.

"Life is hard here." - A Persecuted Woman's Tragic Ending

Monday, June 11, 2012

Northern India — Will you pray with us for the persecuted women in our world? 


A Microloan and a Mattress

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Samfya, Zambia — Doreen had never had a bed and mattress to sleep on.  


First India Sponsorship Program Students at Top of Class

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Uttar Pradesh, India — Uvais and Abuzer were the first children enrolled in our school sponsorship program eight years ago. Now they are bright young men full of promise and hope to enter fifth and sixth grade. They are top of their class and work hard in school. The youngest in a family of 14 kids, these boys and their family know the difference it will make for everyone if they finish twelfth grade and enroll in college.  


Corn Harvest Flourishing

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Pignon, Haiti — In early 2011, Bright Hope partnered with Harvesting Hope to develop a mid-scale farm that could eventually support the school feeding programs established by Pignon Ministries. We've received great news that the corn crop is growing steadily!  


Remote Peruvian Tribes Enthusiastic About Gospel

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Atalaya, Peru — In February, Peruvian partner Antonia Yalta spent time with Segadores preaching the Gospel to the local tribes.