Alinafe’s Story: Empowered to Build

After just two years in her savings group in Malawi, Alinafe has been able to purchase land and begin building her own house. Her current home has a mud floor and a thatched roof. Now, however, she is able to buy cement and sheet metal to build a sturdier home.

Dreams for My Daughter

This 5-minute short film, based on the true story of one of HOPE’s clients from Rwanda, is an arresting example of why Homes for HOPE serves alongside HOPE International to restore dignity and break the cycle of generational poverty. Click the link below to watch...

Ruslan’s Story

(Video transcript) Greetings HOPE International global team. My name is Ghena Russu and I have the privilege to lead Invest Credit (HOPE’s partner) in Moldova. At this time I want to share a short story about Ruslan Vicol, one of the clients Invest Credit served in...

Leah’s Story

In 1993, Leah Reyes (pictured above) and her husband took a risk by starting a small grocery business in Coron, Philippines using the money her husband earned driving a tricycle. They saved their money, purchased more tricycles, and began employing neighbors....

Evelyn’s Story

Merry Christmas from Homes for HOPE! As we approach the end of 2020, we’ve been reflecting on the lessons we’ve learned during a year unlike anyone could have predicted. It has been extremely instructive for us to witness and be challenged by the resiliency of...

Yu Yan’s Story

In 1983, Yu Yan* began working as a painting apprentice for a construction company in East Asia*. As she gained skills in her trade, she eventually decided to venture out and start her very own painting company. It was very hard economically, but she never lost...

Brick By Brick

Homes for HOPE partners with the building industry to invest in places like Zambia, where 54% of the population lives below the poverty line, and people are faced with impossible choices – like whether to purchase nutritious food or send a child to school. Now,...

Grace Amid Lockdown

Stand with families around the world Join HOPE in REBUILDING DREAMS homes4hope.org/get-involved/donate/   1Based on interviews with those we serve in the Republic of Congo, May...