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.

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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

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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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Bearing One Another’s Burdens with the Women of Sierra Leone

Ashley Turner, wife of Just Hope’s president, Ben Turner, joined our team on a recent leadership trip to Ghana and Sierra Leone. Ashley beautifully shares her experience at a women’s conference she led in Lunsar, Sierra Leone with Just Hope’s founder, Karen Bruton. Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever! Let… continue reading


Women in West Africa “Profoundly Eager” for Female Leadership

The majority of groups working in under-developed communities around the world agree that involving women is the key to progress. As our work has evolved in West Africa, we have become more intentional with empowering women. In countries where being a widow can often mean being doomed to destitution, it’s especially important that women have… continue reading
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Prayer Needs

Smooth transition

Project: Agriculture Training
Location: Berekuso, Ghana

We pray for a smooth transition as Peter prepares David Dyer to take on additional responsibilities.

Thankful for New English Teacher

Project: Survival Skills Program
Location: Arraijan and Colon, Panama

We praise God for bringing a new English teacher, Karen Robinson, to our program, and pray for wisdom, patience and understanding for her as she begins working with the girls.
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