October 2016 Project Roundup

Get the latest updates on our projects around the world. Ghana David Dyer reports that we are now working with 27 savings groups. Participation continues to be strong, with many groups entering into a second savings cycle. Last month we reported that our second savings group, Adwumapa, completed their first year-long cycle. They have now… continue reading

September Project Roundup

This is a busy season at Just Hope International! See what’s happening at our projects around the world… Ghana The hard work of our Ghana team, as well as the success of the groups themselves, continue to attract people to the savings groups. They are now 529 participants strong, 268 of them women. This month, our… continue reading

August Project Roundup

Catch up on the latest from all of our projects around the world! Panama Classes are going very well. Walkiria has done a great job of engaging other staff from Malambo in the survival skills classes. The social worker and psychologist are both involved in mentoring the girls and helping them in several aspects, such… continue reading

July Project Roundup

Ghana Our leadership team visited Just Hope Ghana this month, which included more agricultural trainings from David Reeves. Many of the demo plots are being harvested, which will be measured for benchmarking purposes. See more photos from the banana demonstration… The very first savings group that Just Hope facilitated in Ghana is nearing the completion… continue reading

June Project Roundup

Great things are happening at our project sites through the efforts of the people we serve and our local team members. It is always a privilege to bring you a report of activities and the results we are seeing. Thank you for your support of this work as we seek to make an impact that lasts!… continue reading

Teaching Girls the Skills to Survive and Thrive in Panama

Our survival skills classes in Panama are in full swing! With great joy we announce that 16 girls from the Asilo Malambo orphanage and 13 girls from the Hogar San Vicente orphanage are enrolled in weekly survival skills classes at their respective homes. Walkira and Melva are the life skills teachers in Malambo and San… continue reading

Meet a Just Hope Hero: Carolina Patiño Bermudez

Raised in a loving, close-knit family in Columbia, from a young age Carolina developed a heart for sharing the love of God and helping others. An occupational therapist by trade, Carolina’s life intersected with Panama’s oldest orphanages, which simply do not have the capacity to help their children once they age out of care. These… continue reading

January Project Roundup

Ghana Our nine VSLA groups, representing about 199 people, continue to thrive in Ghana. Peter has hired two more farmer advocates to ramp up our agriculture work in the area, and Joshua has been training them. Collins continues to work in the demonstration plot and build personal relationships with area farmers. He is also working… continue reading