Education

Education is fundamental to helping break the generational cycle of poverty. Many children are not able to attend school because they must help provide for their family, endure miles-long walks to get water, or because their parents cannot afford the school fees.

4 in 10

children not enrolled in school will never enter a classroom.

25%

increase in wages are seen for girls who return to a year of secondary education.

250 million

children fail to read or write by the time they reach grade 4.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”


- Jeremiah 29:11

Bright Hope supports education through the local, in-country church in areas such as tutoring, after-school programs, partial scholarships for primary and secondary school, and materials and infrastructure for schools. For adults, Bright Hope offers partial scholarships for vocational schools in order to give them the opportunity to advance their careers and move out of extreme poverty.

Your generous gift of any amount will be utilized by our local church partners around the world, supporting programs that bring Hope for Tomorrow to those living on less than $1 a day.

 

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Stories of Hope and Transformation

Read more about Bright Hope's Education Initiative

Elika Learns to Stand Out in the Slum

Elika Learns to Stand Out in the Slum

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya – Elika is much like most 23-year-old women around the world. As a college graduate, she dreams of attaining a master’s degree, getting a job and moving into her own place so she can be independent.   


Stronger Together: Roger Discovers His Worth

Stronger Together: Roger Discovers His Worth

Monday, June 05, 2017

Lugazi, Uganda – Unstable jobs. Food insecurity. High levels of illiteracy. With so many odds against you, it can be easy to feel hopeless and simply want to give up. These are the thoughts and struggles that continue to trap many people like Roger in extreme poverty in Uganda.
 


One Meal Leads to Big Dreams

One Meal Leads to Big Dreams

Monday, March 13, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya – Joy Primary School in Mathare Valley looks a lot like any school around the world at lunchtime. At exactly a quarter to one everyday, students line up tightly clutching their plates and spoons, eagerness clearly displayed across their faces. Class by class they are served and carefully make their way to join their friends to eat their hot nutritious meals as they chat away before the bell rings to get them back to class.