January
11
2018

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
20
2017

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
December
13
2017

Entrepreneur Makes a Fresh Start with “Fresh Life” in Haiti

Samarre Gens grew up with three brothers in Haiti. They were only teenagers when their father left them and their mother began struggling with mental illness. Without parents around to care for them, the boys became very independent, cooking, cleaning and providing for themselves. With challenging family circumstances and bleak economic prospects, Samarre felt depressed… continue reading
November
21
2017

Letter From The President: Counting our Blessings, Growing our Impact

It’s that wonderful time of year when we pause to count our blessings and express our gratitude for those who have blessed our lives. As I write this letter, the Just Hope team is preparing for a trip to Uganda, a country whose people are survivors of unspeakable atrocities of war, torture, abuse, and rape…. continue reading
November
21
2017

November 2017 Program Roundup

Bringing Our Economic Empowerment Programs to Uganda This month the Just Hope team traveled to Uganda to plan the expansion of our programs there. They completed the due diligence necessary to structure and manage our programs in healthy, sustainable ways that ensure the people we serve have ownership, and that the impact of the program extends… continue reading
November
13
2017

Entrepreneur Finds the Recipe for Success in Haiti

How do you support yourself and your family when getting a job isn’t an option? That’s the question that Daphney St. Claire, a woman living near Jeremie, Haiti, had to answer. When she was a child, Daphney’s father left her family and moved to Port-au-Prince, leaving her and her two siblings to be raised by… continue reading
October
24
2017

October 2017 Program Roundup

Hands up and hats off to the remarkable men, women, and children who have shown us what empowerment can do. From the men and women willing and ready to take on the new challenge of farming ginger to our Survival Skills students navigating the way to their future, this month has been one of incredible… continue reading
October
19
2017

Celebrating 10 Years of Serving & Learning: Multiplying a Legacy of Hope

The work you support through Just Hope International serves widows and orphans, survivors of abuse and neglect, trafficking, war and genocide, and unspeakable human atrocities. As we say, Just Hope serves remarkable people. One of the biggest challenges we face in our work is the mindset of the people we serve. When we first meet… continue reading