Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

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. 


Upgraded Water Pumps Impact Over 1,000

Monday, April 30, 2012

Chipako, Zambia — Last month, a new water project was initiated to address some of the water needs in this village and the surrounding areas. One project included upgrading water pumps in three high-use areas.  


Atala Receives New Home

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Apac, Uganda — Back in October, we brought you the story of Atala Tericania, a handicapped widow who lost her house and business in a fire last September. Several Bright Hope allies heard her story and responded to her situation. We are blessed by these allies who made it possible for Bright Hope to come alongside Atala and build her a new brick house. 


Bus Services to Generate Income for School and Teachers

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Nairobi, Kenya — March 6 was a special day for two Bright Hope partners – Outreach Community Church in Mathare Valley, Kenya, and Hope Church from Springfield, Illinois. 


Children Praise School Feeding Program

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Pignon, Haiti — Colladere is one of the locations in which Bright Hope runs a school feeding program. Marc-Rose Bolivar is a student at the Colladere School, and she recently told us about her experience with the feeding program.   


Microloan Recipient Now Able to Care for Family

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Samfya, Zambia — In 2009, Georgina was divorced and struggling to support her six children. Last year, she was chosen to receive a microloan from her local church. With the microloan and support from her loan group, she began to farm. This year, she’s expecting a bumper crop of cassava and groundnuts and has decided to remove herself from the program, stating that she is now able to care for her family. 


Education Plan Launched for Mbabala

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Mbabala Island, Zambia — Bright Hope and Samfya Community of Care Providers are teaming up with the local churches and community in Mbabala for the next four to five years to address education needs.   


Kony: Who, What, Why?

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Apac, Uganda — The Invisible Children (IC) campaign, “Kony 2012,” has brought to light the terrorist activities of Joseph Kony, a Ugandan rebel leader. IC’s video about Kony has been viewed over 100 million times in just the past few weeks and created a firestorm of controversy and increased pressure for his arrest. In support of this call for justice, Bright Hope's CEO/President, C.H. Dyer, want to share with you some actions you can take that will help African churches minister to those who have experienced the pain and destruction of Kony’s nightmarish civil war.  


Microloan Recipients Seeing Business Grow

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Pignon, Haiti — Many of the recipients on the microloan program have received and successfully paid back six loans and have recently received a seventh. The impact to these individuals and their community is notable. Two families on the program have seen growth in their lives. 


Tragic Accident Claims Pastor Trying to Save Others

Monday, April 02, 2012

Northern India — We’d like to honor a pastor in India, whose life was quickly taken from him in a tragic accident.  


Students Working Hard for a Better Future

Monday, April 02, 2012

Northern India — Even though they live at the poverty line, young students and their families in the Hope for Artisans school sponsorship program are full of Hope for Today, Tomorrow, and Eternity. 


Homeless Widow Finds Salvation and a Home

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Samfya, Zambia — A leader from a Samfya church was told about an elderly lady, Godfridah, who found herself homeless after recent devastating flooding caused her hut to collapse. He found her sitting in front of her dilapidated home reading her Bible. It is unusual to find someone in the village with a Bible, so he asked what she was learning from the Word. Godfridah answered that she was looking for salvation.