Remarkable people facing some of the world's most difficult living conditions are raising their hand to say they want to do their part to improve their circumstances.

You can give them a hand up.

The Remarkable People We Serve

These are the extraordinary people who have received a hand up from Just Hope International through partners like you, and used it to better themselves, their family and their community. Follow their journeys.

Where We Serve

Select a project to learn more about our work and the remarkable people we serve there.

What We Do

Through relationships, we achieve our mission of economic empowerment using a variety of tools, based on local needs and market opportunities.

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Harry teaching English to Survival Skills student

Harry helps Survival Skills students unlock new opportunities in the Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, Just Hope’s Survival Skills teacher Harry Gomez is empowering our Survival Skills students to unlock their own doors to new employment opportunities by teaching English as a second language. Harry’s Road to Teaching Born in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, Harry was raised by his mother, a pediatrician,… continue reading

December 2017 Program Roundup

We are excited to see change happening across our programs as the people we serve choose to use the knowledge, training and tools they have received, and then pass it along to their neighbors, friends and communities. Savings Groups Our newest Just Hope team member, Travis Trull, traveled to Ghana and Sierra Leone to visit Savings… continue reading
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Prayer Needs

Survival Skills in DR

Project: Survival Skills in Dominican Republic
Location: La Romana, Dominican Republic

Pray for our Survival Skills students and teachers as we begin our second year in the Dominican Republic. This January, Joanna and Harry will continue to use Just Hope International's curriculum to equip students with the life skills they need to thrive when they are living independently. Pray for strength and wisdom as we navigate relationships that will provide new opportunities for students.

Uganda Partnerships

Project: Survival Skills in Dominican Republic
Location: La Romana, Dominican Republic

Pray for God’s clear guidance and direction as we seek to give a hand up to the people of Uganda through strategic partnerships. We are preparing to expand our programs and evaluate ways we can complement the work of other trusted partners working in the country. Join us as we pray for the right relationships to develop and meaningful opportunities to be uncovered. We ask for open mindsets to new ideas and training, and safety in travel.
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