Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

Women in Haiti Equipped to Rise from Poverty

Women in Haiti Equipped to Rise from Poverty

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Haiti — Relentless drought. Nagging hunger. Desperation to find water. This is the harsh reality in Northern Haiti, where Bright Hope’s church partners in three communities are rallying together to help the extreme poor. 


Seasons of Hope Gift Saves Bentry’s Life

Seasons of Hope Gift Saves Bentry’s Life

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Samfya, Zambia — When her husband left her, Veronica returned with her three children to her hometown of Mulisha, Zambia with nothing more than a few items of clothing. Weeks later she gave birth to a baby boy, Bentry.  


In Memory of Pastor Leandro: Our Tribute to a Beloved Chilean Leader

In Memory of Pastor Leandro: Our Tribute to a Beloved Chilean Leader

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Alto Bio Bio, Chile — Chilean pastor, Jose Leandro Naupa Huenupe, passed away in February at age 57 after a long battle with liver cancer.  


Ally Spotlight: The Hirsch Family

Ally Spotlight: The Hirsch Family

Monday, April 18, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — When recently asked to share how their lives are different than they were five years ago, Bright Hope allies Greg and Donna Hirsch of Palatine, Illinois reply, “Wow. Where do we start?” 


#BrighterThan: This Easter, YOU helped save after-school programs in Bolivia!

#BrighterThan: This Easter, YOU helped save after-school programs in Bolivia!

Monday, April 18, 2016

Bolivia — Last month, we asked you to help us meet a critical need of our church partners in Bolivia: A $38,000 gap in funding for church after-school programs. 


Bright Hope goes 360°!

Bright Hope goes 360°!

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Oruro, Bolivia — In March, we sent a small camera using the latest 360-degree technology to our field staff in Bolivia. The results were incredible! We think you’ll love watching a Bolivian church service and experiencing worship with our partner church bringing Hope to the extreme poor. 


The Gospel Comes to Life: Claude Fanor on Transformation in Haiti

The Gospel Comes to Life: Claude Fanor on Transformation in Haiti

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Lake Zurich, Ill. — Claude Fanor of Pignon, Haiti is an eyewitness: transformation is happening in his country.  


Country Update: Peru

Country Update: Peru

Friday, April 15, 2016

Machu Picchu, Peru — Do you dream of visiting Machu Picchu? This ancient marvel, built by the Inca people in Peru, is visited by thousands of tourists every year. But did you know the Inca’s direct descendants, the Quechua Indians, are widely regarded as lower class and plagued with serious social and spiritual ills, like alcoholism and physical abuse? 


International Women's Day 2016

International Women's Day 2016

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — In honor of International Women's Day, we want to celebrate inspiring women across the world who have been empowered through the local church! This Hope and transformation would not happen without the faithful support of our allies. Donate today to ensure women and their families have Hope for Today, Hope for Tomorrow, and Hope for Eternity.  


America: A Bolivian Girl Transformed through Church After-School Program

America: A Bolivian Girl Transformed through Church After-School Program

Friday, February 12, 2016

Oruro, Bolivia — “I have many dreams,” shares 18-year-old America. “The main one is, since I was little, I’ve always wanted to be a missionary.” Seeing the smile on America’s face and the confidence in her voice, you would never know the difficult life she has endured. 


Snacks from a Wheelbarrow: Training Turns Fabienne's Despair to Hope

Snacks from a Wheelbarrow: Training Turns Fabienne's Despair to Hope

Monday, February 01, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — Where there is great despair there is also God’s Spirit, ready to inspire and bring Hope and help. 


A Walk Through the City in India

A Walk Through the City in India

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — Envision a bustling street in India, teeming with life. The smells are unusual, some pleasant, some challenging. Jostling foot traffic mixes with vehicles of all shapes and sizes—bicycles, rumbling diesel trucks, motorcycles with whole families aboard, even ox carts. Along the road, open sided stalls and vendors sell fruit and sizzling food in endless variety. Cows and dogs wander aimlessly. People. Noise. Confusion.