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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Widows in Jeremie, Haiti

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Resilient and Determined Widows Reclaim Hope Through Empowerment in Haiti

Hundreds of women in Jeremie, Haiti were left widowed and destitute in the wake of Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The destructive storm not only wiped out many of their businesses, leaving them without any stable means of making an income, it broke their self-confidence and hope. Their families, with eight dependents on average, often went… continue reading

Local African street

Changed Perspectives: An Entrepreneur Asks Tough Questions and Gets Unexpected Answers (Guest Post from Matthew)

A successful entrepreneur from Nashville joined the Just Hope leadership team on a recent trip to Uganda. We invited him to share his experience with you. I had the opportunity to work with Just Hope International during one of their trips to northern Uganda. We were meeting with local organizations in order to assess their… continue reading
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Prayer Needs

Ginger Project

Project: Ginger Project
Location: Lunsar, Sierra Leone

Pray for our newly launched ginger project and the key leaders from the four groups who will be farming ginger to sell in local marketsĀ in Lunsar, Sierra Leone. Pray they will be empowered to lead their groups well in this new venture.  

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.
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The hand up you provide could be the turning point for an individual who has expressed a genuine desire to improve his or her circumstances.