Share the Love with Our Hope Heart

May 1 is Global Love Day and we’re celebrating the day with our “Share the Love” Hope Heart campaign! Global Love Day’s vision is to unite one and all in a celebration of love and compassion. It’s a great way to let everyone know that “Love Belongs with Me.” All throughout the month…

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Hope Internship Program Launches

Haven of Hope International’s Hope Internship Program will launch this April, spearheaded by one of our own Hope Family members! Desiring to serve in a greater capacity, and put her degree in social work into hands-on practice, Alexis Basik will join the Refugio de Esperanza staff and children in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, becoming…

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Fort Myers woman climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for orphans

WINK NEWS ARTICLE by Michael Mora Alice Skaff spent mere months training for what would be the greatest challenge of her life. “I took on the challenge to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro,” Skaff said. “That was the most difficult thing I’ve ever done in my life.” Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It…

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Meet Maria Fernanda, Our Future of Hope Child!

PHOTO: Maria and her brother, Rudy Maria Fernanda is in her senior year of high school and is a role model of hard work and determination: making and selling chocolates, tutoring the younger girls at Haven of Hope, studying cosmetology as part of the HOH Transition Program and putting her newly-learned skills to…

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General Assembly: Powerful & Profound!

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PHOTO: HOHI Display at General Assembly Powerful and Profound…these words best describe Haven of Hope’s week at General Assembly, July 30-August 3, 2018. Haven of Hope representatives to the annual Church of God Council Assembly were Founder Alice Skaff, Onsite Director of Youth Development Cathy Trentini and HOHI’s Sustainability Program creator Judy Cutler-Teeven.…

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Santa Cruz Boys’ Dormitory Update!

PHOTO: Some of the boys having fun Our dream to bring more boys to Refugio de Esperanza, our flagship orphanage in Santa Cruz Bolivia, is beginning to come true!  We have made great headway these past few months in our planning with the city government, completing the retrofitting of the plumbing on the…

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Orphan Sunday is November 11, 2018

Each November, millions of Christians worldwide will give their VOICE to the VOICELESS—153 million orphans worldwide. Sadly, only 1% of these children will ever be adopted.  Orphan Sunday is your opportunity to rouse your church, community and friends to God’s call to care for the orphan. And while one person at any time…

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Products of Hope!

Part of Haven of Hope’s mission is to provide age appropriate teens, vocational training, giving them hope for a brighter future. Our sustainability program, Products of Hope, created by our board member Judy Cutler-Teeven, teaches both the orphanage and children about financial sustainability. These programs have a dramatic impact on not only lives…

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Raising the Bar on Global Orphan Care through Trauma Informed Care training.

  During the summer Mission Trip, Angela Bryan conducted her third year of Trauma Care Training with Haven of Hope, Bolivia staff members. Training addressed the newest scientific findings in brain development, and how to develop specific interventions for the children battling different traumas. The HOH, Bolivia staff learned that recent scientific research…

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To benefit orphans, Haven of Hope founder to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/articles/to-benefit-orphans-haven-of-hope-founder-to-climb-mt-kilimanjaro/ By Florida Weekly Staff | on August 22, 2018 SKAFF Children growing up without parents in impoverished nations face a challenge as imposing as any mountain. Haven of Hope International founder Alice Skaff plans to climb to the 19,341-foot summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in October to bring awareness to the plight of…

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