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
3
2017

Just Hope International Launches Widows Empowerment Program in Haiti

Just Hope International, with private donations, announced a new program to economically empower widows in Jeremie, Haiti whose businesses were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Prior to Hurricane Matthew, the widows were street vendors supporting more than six dependents each. The primary goal of the Widows Empowerment Program in Haiti is to revive the… continue reading
September
27
2017

September 2017 Program Roundup

From the closing ceremony celebration for 18 of our Survival Skills students in the Dominican Republic to positive results coming from the entrepreneurs in Haiti, we have had a month full of growing and learning as we serve remarkable men, women and children around the world. Agriculture Training Local authorities in Bauya, Sierra Leone have… continue reading
August
23
2017

August 2017 Program Roundup

Haiti An inspiring business development program has given a “hand up” to entrepreneurs in Jeremie, Haiti with the goal of reviving the local economy and giving back to the community.¬†This capital investment program is creating a lasting impact by encouraging each participant to analyze ways they can develop personally and contribute to their communities while… continue reading
August
21
2017

Just Hope Partners with Haitian Entrepreneurs to Create Jobs and Rebuild Communities

Close to one year after Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and destroyed communities in Haiti, the unemployment rate sits at 85% in the city of Jeremie. With countless businesses wiped out and employment options severely limited, many enterprising local entrepreneurs are taking matters into their own hands, and Just Hope is providing a… continue reading
July
6
2017

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
June
30
2017

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
September
26
2016

Business Ventures of Former Pineapple Crew Show Progress

When we wrapped up the Just Hope pineapple farm project in 2015, we knew that the end of our farm was also the beginning of new ventures for many of our crew. Their experiences with Just Hope provided inspiration, excitement and hope regarding their own capabilities for increasing their household income using agriculture. On our… continue reading