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

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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Survival Skills Student, Panama

Hero Spotlight: Hope and Survival Skills Erase Maritza’s Fear in Panama

Violence, abuse, illness and poverty have plagued the lives of many of the young girls now found in the orphanages we serve in Panama. Without the skills to care for themselves and live independently, many fear what their futures hold. With the skills and encouragement that Just Hope’s Survival Skills program provides through teaching, mentoring… continue reading

groundnut harvest

The All-Woman Groundnut Plot Results Are In!

In international development work, it’s widely accepted that empowering women should be a deliberate strategy with any approach. Regardless of the lack of official power that women hold in various countries around the world, the practical power they have in their households and communities is undeniable. Several women in the countries we serve are emerging as… continue reading
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Prayer Needs

Orphanage Leaders Unite

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

We pray for unity amongst all leaders in orphanages. The enemy is against any work that helps an orphan – who are at the center of God’s heart. We need prayer for everyone to work together with one heart.

New English Language Training Curriculum

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

Our new English language training curriculum is almost completed, but we need one final push to make sure it is ready for the start of the second year of the Survival Skills program in Panama. We ask God for energy and perseverance for our teachers as they prepare.
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