Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

Clean Water Implemented in Nguluni

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Nguluni, Kenya — Water is a scarce commodity in this rural area, so the leaders of the Nguluni Centre brainstormed a solution. 


Pastor Chanda Embraces His Community

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Samfya, Zambia — A good leader should be practical; he must demonstrate what he or she teaches. Pastor Chanda is an example of such a leader. 


Transformation in Nguluni Seen Firsthand By Staff

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya — In June, Bright Hope staff members, Mike Rutter and Henry Chu visited our project Nguluni for the first time. Nguluni is a bumpy, 1.5 hour drive southeast of Nairobi. 


Children Finish Their School Year Despite Unforseen Circumstances

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Northern India — Abha and her husband have five school-aged children. Her husband works as a day laborer doing electrical work for wages below the poverty level. Abha is one of the faithful women who sew at Hope for Artisans. Her story may not sound too unique until you hear about their 13-year-old son who is fighting cancer.  


A Call to Bring Atala Hope

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Apac, Uganda — I (Mike Rutter, Bright Hope staff) met an incredible woman today. Her name is Atala Tericania. She is a handicapped widow whose husband died in 1990, but she is an amazing example of God's love and faithfulness. 


Future Kingdom Workers Ready for Self-Sufficiency

Friday, June 24, 2011

Uttar Pradesh, India — Christian Fellowship is embarking on a new, exciting journey to train their future pastor students to become self-sufficient. Ministering to such poor communities often means they are unable to provide for their own families from the church's tithe. 


Bee Keeping in Chile

Thursday, June 23, 2011

The Mingako projects are a way for the community to band together and help each other succeed. One of the income generating activities they are working on is bee keeping.  


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. 


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. 


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.