Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

Woman Ready to Die, Finds Hope Through Home-Based Care Program

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Samfya, Zambia — "Mr. Kafute, I am not going to survive. I don't want to waste your time. Let me just die," pleaded Mavies Chomba, who was suffering from AIDS. She had lost Hope. 


Haut Savanette School Updated

Friday, June 17, 2011

Pignon, Haiti — The school at Haut Savanette badly needed improvements. Students were virtually sitting on top of each other due to lack of space and seating. One class was seated directly next to another, making it difficult for the listening students to hear their own teacher and concentrate on their work. Another problem Haut Savanette faced was having no toilets near the property. While the students wanted to be at school, these challenges made learning difficult. 


Chocolate Production Gaining Momentum

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

El Alto, Bolivia — The chocolate production has become the strong arm of Bethesda in the last year, generating earnings around $455. These profits went directly to improve the facility's workspace, equipment, and access to water. 


Prayer Request from Partnership Developer to End Human Trafficking

Friday, June 10, 2011

Northern India — In October, "Times of India" reported that over 90,000 girls have been trafficked out of India to North America alone through Guatemala and Mexico.  


Loan Officers and Care Givers Receive New Training

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Beracah, Zambia — In May, a loan office training program was implemented for their volunteers. Six loan officers and 22 care givers received training. 


Rebecca Quadruples Income

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Beracah, Zambia — Rebecca and her husband received a $33 microloan early this year. Determined to support her husband and five children, Rebecca shares her daily routine using her microloan: 


Ali Stays in School Determined to Leave Poverty

Monday, February 21, 2011

Northern India — Ali is not your typical 11-year-old. Nothing about his life would be typical for those of us in America. 


Catherin Praises God for Microloan After Earthquake

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Pignon, Haiti — We recently interviewed Catherin Occelien, who received a microloan after the earthquake. Here is her story: 


Families in Uganda Move Forward

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Apac, Uganda — Every project has its own set of ups and downs. But common to all success is a determination to move forward. We saw evidence of this in Uganda this past year. 


SCCP and Faith Provide the Means to Succeed

Monday, February 07, 2011

Samfya, Zambia — Yamishi Mwamba is a student who was blessed by being a part of Samfya Community of Care Providers' (SCCP) education sponsorship from 2006 to 2008. 


Outreach Community Church Brings Hope to Daniel and Family

Friday, February 04, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya — Daniel Ochieng is a cobbler in the Mathare Valley slum who is trying to raise two boys on his own on a meager income while staying healthy as he battles HIV. 


Displaced Families Find Hope Through New Long-Term Focus

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Pignon, Haiti — In the past few months, Bright Hope has shifted its focus from immediate relief to long-term development activities for the victims of the earthquake.