Leah’s Story

Leah’s Story

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...
Evelyn’s Story

Evelyn’s Story

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...
Yu Yan’s Story

Yu Yan’s Story

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...
Brick By Brick

Brick By Brick

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...
Grace Amid Lockdown

Grace Amid Lockdown

Grace Amid Lockdown Jofrey Mbemba's entrepreneurial dreams were put on pause. Still, he is hopeful, knowing that God is with him. “COVID-19 has been a tough and unexpected time, but I am grateful to God as my grill and grocery businesses were authorized to open...
Savera’s Story | Rwanda

Savera’s Story | Rwanda

Savera’s Story | Rwanda Savera Mutemariya, a business owner served by Urwego Bank in Rwanda has been affected by COVID-19 and faced many difficulties, but she is also dreaming of the future. “In the carpentry business, my dream is to buy good machines and get...