Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

Celebrating Christ's Resurrection in Bolivia

Celebrating Christ's Resurrection in Bolivia

Monday, February 26, 2018

In Bolivia, Easter celebrations are very different, depending on the geographical context and the religious background of the people. The name "Easter" is not widely used. Catholics prefer to say "Holy Week" ("Semana Santa" in Spanish) and Evangelicals only celebrate "Resurrection Sunday." 


An Answer to Prayer in Bolivia

An Answer to Prayer in Bolivia

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Bolivian government recently approved legislation that could severely restrict believers' religious freedom and would be punishable by imprisonment. In response to the law, massive gatherings, marches and times of prayer were taking place around the country. 


Planting Hope in Bolivia

Planting Hope in Bolivia

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Reynaldo believes a divine appointment many years ago is the reason he’s a part of our hydroponic agriculture projects in Bolivia today.  


Pray for Bolivia

Pray for Bolivia

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Community of Cochabamba
For the health of Sister Elizabeth who runs a project that serves children with disabilities in Calicanto.  


Medical Shipment Brings Health and Hope to Bolivia

Medical Shipment Brings Health and Hope to Bolivia

Monday, June 05, 2017

Llallagua, Bolivia – Bright Hope recently shipped 24 boxes filled with over 6,000 donated medicines to Bolivia to bring Hope to the extreme poor. 


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.  


Leadership Trainings Transform Local Church in Bolivia

Leadership Trainings Transform Local Church in Bolivia

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Oruro, Bolivia — Imagine going to church every Sunday to hear a sermon from your pastor who had never attended seminary, studied theology or even read many books of the Bible. How would this make you feel? How do you think this would affect other ministries in your church?
 


#ProjectEmpower is Complete!

#ProjectEmpower is Complete!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Oruro, Bolivia – What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “microenterprise”? You might think of a family receiving a loan to jumpstart their business, or an individual attending job skills training to work towards self-sustainability. But what about an entire church coming together to generate income for their ministries? That’s exactly the model Bright Hope is implementing in Bolivia, and it’s changing how the local church can impact their community. 
 


Ally Spotlight: David Weir and the Valic Group

Ally Spotlight: David Weir and the Valic Group

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — We have all heard of churches sending teams on mission trips and families sponsoring a child, but what about a group of co-workers coming together to support a community in extreme poverty? For David Weir of Zionsville, Indiana, this type of opportunity was exactly what he had been waiting for. 


Bolivian Church Has Big Plans for Using Their #ProjectEmpower #GivingTuesday Funds

Bolivian Church Has Big Plans for Using Their #ProjectEmpower #GivingTuesday Funds

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Oruro, Bolivia — In December of last year, our incredible allies proved that #GivingTuesday really could be just as big as Black Friday and Cyber Monday by surpassing our fundraising goal and raising over $11,000 in less than 12 hours!
 


You are Invited to Viva Bolivia - May 21, 2016!

You are Invited to Viva Bolivia - Saturday, May 21, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill.—A local group of Bright Hope allies invites you to their family-friendly event, Viva Bolivia!  


#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.