Education

Education is fundamental to helping break the generational cycle of poverty. Many children are not able to attend school because they must help provide for their family, endure miles-long walks to get water, or because their parents cannot afford the school fees.

4 in 10

children not enrolled in school will never enter a classroom.

25%

increase in wages are seen for girls who return to a year of secondary education.

250 million

children fail to read or write by the time they reach grade 4.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”


- Jeremiah 29:11

Bright Hope supports education through the local, in-country church in areas such as tutoring, after-school programs, partial scholarships for primary and secondary school, and materials and infrastructure for schools. For adults, Bright Hope offers partial scholarships for vocational schools in order to give them the opportunity to advance their careers and move out of extreme poverty.

Your generous gift of any amount will be utilized by our local church partners around the world, supporting programs that bring Hope for Tomorrow to those living on less than $1 a day.

 

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Ugandan Church Fights for Girls' Education

Ugandan Church Fights for Girls' Education

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Jinja, Uganda – When girls are educated, they are able to pull themselves out of poverty and communities are transformed. Yet, millions of girls around the world are still forced to drop out of school, simply because of their gender.
 


#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. 
 


Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, One Student at a Time

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, One Student at a Time

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Nairobi, Kenya – Six hundred thousand people packed into one square mile. Rampant crime, prostitution and alcoholism permeate the narrow streets. Inhabitants struggle to find clean water and sanitation facilities, while access to medical care or a quality education remain a far off dream. This is the Mathare Valley Slum. In this harsh reality is where Dorothy was born, with countless obstacles in her path right from the start.