Bright Hope News

Updates from Bright Hope and our partners around the world.

First Resident at Safe House Finds Hope

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Northern India — Jyoti began dancing at traditional Indian weddings at the age of 18. With her parents’ death, the responsibility to support her younger siblings living in extreme poverty was overwhelming. 


Pray: Raid Scheduled on Brothel

Monday, October 22, 2012

Northern India — Within the next 48 hours, a raid will be initiated on a brothel to rescue young trafficked girls in our partner area. Will you please pray for safety for the girls and those rescuing them?  


Man on Edge of Death Restored to Health

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Samfya, Zambia — On the edge of death, Mr. Mutashala was brought in a wheelbarrow by a friend to the Samfya Community of Care Providers clinic in May. Weighing a startling 77 pounds, he was suffering the devastating effects from HIV. Thanks to our food support program in Samfya, Zambia, Mr. Mutashala now weighs 115 pounds and is back to restored health. 


First Layer Unit Begins - Profits Funding School

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Samfya, Zambia — The Samfya Bible School recently began a "layer unit" to help continue sustainability of the school, the first of its kind there. The school has 200 birds that produce 180 eggs per day, which generates $300 per month to help the operation of the school! 


Trafficked Minor Missing

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Northern India — Several months ago, Bright Hope held a viral campaign and raised enough money to rescue and rehabilitate several girls out of human trafficking. But one girl, the girl who inspired Bright Hope to launch into action, is missing. 


Single Mother Finds Hope through Microloans

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Samfya, Zambia — Justine Nkandu is a 44-year-old divorcee caring for six children. In 2009, she came into the Samfya Community of Care Providers program where she received food supplements.  


Mutendolo Family's Microloan Success Story

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Beracah, Zambia — Dickson and Mary Mutendolo were in the first group of families to join Beracah’s microloan program in 2009. Together they care for eight children including six adopted orphans.  


Update on Hurricane Isaac

Monday, August 27, 2012

Pignon, Haiti — Our in-country partners in Haiti opened up their churches to those fleeing the tent cities from the flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Bright Hope is supporting these efforts by empowering the local church to take care of them and provide food. Please continue to pray for those affected by the storm. 


Yolanda Reaches Out to Her Community

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Alto Bio Bio, Chile — Yolanda is a Mapuche Indian, living in an area where the people live on approximately 40 cents a day. Yolanda's husband was sent to prison over land right issues with the Chilean government. 


New Community Center Opens for Fuente de Vida

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Peñalolén, Chile — Bright Hope intern Taylor Sokolowski recently visited Fuente de Vida to experience the new community center the program has established. 


600 Specialists Attend Medical Seminar

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Atalaya, Peru — Partner Manuel Salazar reports that great strides have been made in the past two months through Segadores. 


Development Store Opened, 40 New Households Growing Vegetables

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Chipako, Zambia — A "development store" was opened in this village to solve a major problem for many rural villagers: no access to key products and agriculture supplies. The store was stocked with seeds, fertilizers, drip irrigation kits, garden tools, and more.