Pastor Joel’s story is a beautiful picture of interdependency – a mutual seeing and meeting of needs. Interdependency provides a firm foundation for healthy societal, relational, spiritual, and economic development.
How would you describe poverty? Poverty is best understood as brokenness. Brokenness in relationships, brokenness in access to resources, brokenness in opportunities, spiritual brokenness… On my recent trip to the Dominican Republic with the Keystone Custom Homes team, what I saw in our associates wasn’t poverty. I saw dignity…
Homes for HOPE builder Destiny Homes has established a partnership to provide a $200 micro-loan for each home remodeling project they complete.
Schuber Mitchell Homes recently broke ground on their 2nd Home for Hope project, and plans to raise over $80K to support Christ-centered microenterprise development.
HOPE International and the Homes for HOPE team is excited to announce our return to the International Builders Show. The National Association of Home Builders has generously given us a complimentary space on the level 1 lobby of the North Hall. Learn more by reaching out to Matt on the IBS 2020 mobile app.
Leah joined a savings group four years ago because some women from her church encouraged her to give it a try. Now Leah is using her fifth loan to bring water to her community. Read our blog for more info.
Homes for HOPE is excited to announce that Clearview Homes in Harrisburg, PA recently announced their intentions to build their very first Home for HOPE. They will break ground on their project in early December of this year.
Astrida and her family are the reason Homes for HOPE exists as a vehicle for the building industry to fight against global poverty. They didn’t need someone to give them food, pay their school fees, or build them a house. They needed a sustainable solution that lasts for the long term – a hand up, not a handout.
After a severe case of measles left him blind at age 8, Peter felt he had limited options for his future. In a culture where blindness is highly stigmatized, many blind people live as beggars.
The Homes for HOPE board of directors is pleased to announce that Matthew Baehr will be the new Director of Development at Homes for HOPE. All future engagements with Homes for HOPE should be directed to Matthew. Matt brings over 15 years of experience in the Non-Profit sector to his role as Director of Development for Homes for Hope. He served for 12 years as an area team leader in the Campus Ministry of Cru in NJ where he launched movements, mentored and coached student leaders, developed ministry tools and resources, taught conference seminars on a variety of subjects, engaged in strategic planning, and liaised with school administrations. Homes for HOPE and HOPE International are blessed to have such a capable leader on the team.