Beans, coffee & stethoscopes

Beans, coffee & stethoscopes

News from our Guatemala Assistant Directors: Months before we even got the confirmation from our team leader with specific dates to come down to Guatemala, Sandy and I had felt a nudge to work with the coffee cutters in the Antigua area. A group of workers known to be...
Beans, coffee & stethoscopes

Beans, coffee & stethoscopes

News from our Guatemala Assistant Directors: Months before we even got the confirmation from our team leader with specific dates to come down to Guatemala, Sandy and I had felt a nudge to work with the coffee cutters in the Antigua area. A group of workers known to be...
Holidays and Adoptive Families

Holidays and Adoptive Families

The holidays.  To some they are a time of celebration, family and fun.  To others they are a time of sadness and a reminder of what has been lost.  Even in the best circumstances, emotions can run high and personalities clash. Adoptive families have an added challenge...
Vision and Need at Ajuuja Orphanage

Vision and Need at Ajuuja Orphanage

Greg continues to share about the Nov trip with Project HOPEFUL Awassa Ajuuja is the word that was stuck in our hearts 3 and a half years ago and is now forever part of who we are. In the Sidama language it means vision and is it’s the name of the place we have come...
Privileged to Serve

Privileged to Serve

Greg continues to share about the trip. We set out for Aleta Chuko Wednesday morning loaded down with bags full of donated shoes and letters from FIG families to their sponsored child.  I was able to meet with each family (more pictures and details to come to each of...
Ethiopia Hope+ Sisterhood – New Sister Interviews

Ethiopia Hope+ Sisterhood – New Sister Interviews

The group of hopeful women gathered outside the little office nervously watching each other and then slowly beginning conversations. The Project Hopeful staff was inside the office preparing for their interviews and gathering supplies.  One by one, the women would be...
Women at the Top of a Mountain

Women at the Top of a Mountain

Our next day visiting women was an absolute blast.  We visited three women who embody everything that the Sisterhood is about.  Two of the three are illiterate, two had been victims of human trafficking, all were given HIV by men who mistreated and abandoned them and...
HOPE+ Sisterhood Stories!

HOPE+ Sisterhood Stories!

Each morning after breakfast, we set off with our trusted driver, Danny, to the neighborhood of the sisters who are expecting us.  We visited four sisters today who all live near to each other and seem to have developed a special bond since being in the program...
Ethiopia Hope+Sisterhood Needs You!

Ethiopia Hope+Sisterhood Needs You!

    There is no Momma who dreams about her child crying from hunger.  No momma hopes that someday she will die before her children become adults.  I’ve never heard a mother whisper prayers over her children asking God to help them find their way into...