Child of Hope

Registered Charity Number: 1136068
Broadstone, Dorset

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Child of Hope Charity News

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Rose’s family is rising from poverty

Date posted: 27 Oct 2015

Since Rose approached Child of Hope’s Income Generating Activity team in 2013 for a business grant and training – to set up a small business selling vegetables – she and her husband have been able to purchase a small plot of land where they will build a home one day.… Read More»

It’s time to give even greater support to vulnerable children and families

Date posted: 20 Oct 2015

The extra free services that Child of Hope provides for its pupils and their families are unique and have a huge impact – these are our welfare, healthcare and Income Generating Activity teams. We have so many stories of restoring children from disease… rescuing them from abuse… actually saving their lives in some cases. Plus all the times we help families rise up from crippling poverty. Now it’s time to give them even greater support...… Read More»

Betty loves helping slum mums out of poverty

Date posted: 12 Oct 2015

Meet Betty – she’s the Income Generating Activities (IGA) co-ordinator for Child of Hope and her role is to help mums succeed in the businesses we help them start.… Read More»

Mark is glad to be off the streets

Date posted: 09 Oct 2015

Family break-up is often the start of terrible disasters for young African slum kids that often ends up with them living on the streets, subject to all kinds of dangers. It’s great when we can help kids that are so vulnerable, like Mark...… Read More»

New shoes

Date posted: 05 Oct 2015

The social impact of what we do in the Namatala slum is quick-hitting… one of the first benefits for a child starting at our school is to receive a pair of new shoes – probably the first pair of shoes he’s ever had.… Read More»

At-risk kids – a bit squashed, but happy

Date posted: 28 Sep 2015

Our at-risk pupils – 19 boys and 10 girls – live in two small adjacent properties that we rent to be their home. One of our greatest needs is for a new home for all the children to be able to have more space and better living conditions… and we are exploring how we can build something suitable.… Read More»

Fast impact from start-up business

Date posted: 24 Sep 2015

Since Rebecca set up a business with our help – selling soap, sugar, cooking oil and pancakes she makes herself – in less than a year she has been able to afford to send two of her other children to local schools and to move her family to a two-bedroom home instead of the previous one small room.… Read More»

Our school-in-the-slum is complete!

Date posted: 04 Sep 2015

Here’s the latest view of our school in the Namatala slum – it’s had a final lick of paint and flooring to complete it in time for an official opening… hopefully any day soon!… Read More»

Patrick

Date posted: 24 Aug 2015

We’re very proud of Patrick, who we think is a real success story. When he arrived, he suffered with physical and learning difficulties, constantly dribbling at the mouth and nose running, unable even to hold a crayon, let alone colour a drawing...… Read More»

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