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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Ghana Entrepreneurs, Prosper and Bright

Hero Spotlight: Ghana Entrepreneurs Look to Businesses to Increase Household Income

Business mentoring is one of four main ways we economically empower families to increase their household income. People all over the world are natural innovators and creators, and the people we work with are no different. They have ideas about businesses that would work well in their communities, and moreover, they have the local insight… continue reading

conservation agriculture plot, Sierra Leone

June 2017 Program Roundup

Bauya & Lunsar, Sierra Leone Program success is seen in different ways and at different speeds in the locations we serve. The Tamaraneh group in Kerefay, Sierra Leone, is an example of wonderful current success by a group of farmers who together work to a high standard to produce a crop of groundnuts. The plot… continue reading
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Prayer Needs

Use the Hard Times to Push Forward in a Positive Direction

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

As part of their lesson in spiritual growth, Survival Skills students in the Dominican Republic wrote on a sheet of paper what has hurt them in life and what they wish to heal and overcome. After, they went outside to burn the paper and participated in a prayer of healing. These students’ difficult pasts often include abuse, violence and trauma – healing and learning to cope are important preparation for their future. We ask God to help these students heal from their past, and pray that they can learn how to use the hard times to push forward in a positive direction.

Blessing for Rain and Protection in West Africa

Project: Growing and Saving
Location: Bauya, Sierra Leone

We ask God to bless the farmers and their crops with adequate rain and protection against pests and disease. We pray that the farmers continue using best practices and turn excellent yields.
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