Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

Training for life

Training for Life

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Empowerment training inspires hope and change for women in Haiti  


Church in Fourrien, Haiti Receives a New Roof

Church in Fourrien, Haiti Receives a New Roof

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Fourrien, Haiti - At first glance, the humble cement building located in the mountainous region of Fourrien may appear to be a simple house of worship. Pay closer attention, however, and it becomes clear that this church is an important hub within this remote Haitian community.  


Local Church Brings Hope to Victims of Hurricane

Local Church Brings Hope to Victims of Hurricane

Monday, December 12, 2016

Haiti – When Hurricane Matthew swept across the southwestern tip of Haiti in October, the Category 5 storm devastated the Caribbean nation, taking the lives of more than 1,000 Haitians and causing the worst destruction the country has seen since the earthquake in 2010. 


Ally Spotlight: The Helms Family

Ally Spotlight: The Helms Family

Friday, December 09, 2016

Hoffman Estates, Ill. – Every summer, brother and sister team, Noah and Ruthie, set up their annual neighborhood lemonade stand. But this isn’t your typical lemonade. Their lemonade is made with clean water.  


Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti and Cuba

Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti and Cuba

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Haiti Update, Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – Bright Hope's CEO, C.H. Dyer, is in Haiti this week visiting our partners and seeing the recent damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. Major cities are on the process to recovery, but the rural areas have received little to no help. Many roads are impassable, damage to crops and livestock have limited food availability and there is a high risk for the spread of cholera.  


A New Well in Ferrier, Haiti! Clean Water for a Drought-Ravaged Community

A New Well in Ferrier, Haiti! Clean Water for a Drought-Ravaged Community

Monday, May 23, 2016

Ferrier, Haiti — When leaders of Ferrier Baptist Church in Northeast Haiti examined the needs of their congregation and community a little over a year ago, their focus turned to the Grand Rue neighborhood. 


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. 


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?” 


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.  


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. 


Microenterprise Grows Lila as a Community Leader

Microenterprise Grows Lila as a Community Leader

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Beganabe, Haiti — Lila Etienne is a woman with a vision to help lift her home village of Beganabe, Haiti, out of extreme poverty. Yet not long ago, Lila’s focus was much narrower—simply putting food on the table for her three children. 


Building Relationship on the Mountainside

Building Relationship on the Mountainside

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

“Pastor, what are you hoping to do together this week?” asked Stacey.
“Beautiful things... building relationships,” Pastor Telius replied.