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‘God, give me energy to do this until the end of my life.’ – Meet Emmy: ‘Mami’ to 57 children in Tanzania

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By Laura J. Gates You could say Emmy Sitayo opened the Matonyok Children’s Home in Tanzania “by accident.” She was working with disabled children and just kept bringing them home. In her community where resources are scarce, children with special needs are often seen as a burden. Tanzania is among the poorest nations…

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‘God has miraculously provided’ – Meet the ‘Mama and Daddy’ of Watu Wa Maana

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By Laura J. Gates When God calls, he equips. Wanjiru Waira Kamau and her husband John Kanyoni know this to be true. These obedient servants have walked by faith for more than two decades in the vision God has given them to care for street children in Ruiru, Kenya. “God has miraculously continued…

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Brighter Futures Unfolding: Celebrating HOHI’s Future of Hope Scholarship Awardees

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In the heart of January’s chill, there was a warm wave of hope sweeping across Africa and South America, thanks to Haven of Hope International (HOHI). This year, through the transformative “Klimbing for Kids” campaign, HOHI proudly awarded 32 Futures of Hope scholarships. These scholarships are not just financial aids; they are the…

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Celebrating the Launch of Haven of Hope Training Institute: Pioneering Excellence in Orphanage Care

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In 2024, a groundbreaking endeavor is emerging in the realm of childcare and orphanage management at HOHI – the Haven of Hope Training Institute. This institute is not just about education; it’s a catalyst for transformative care in orphanages globally. By offering comprehensive certification courses, HOHI training staff endeavors to equip orphanage directors…

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Multiplying Miracles from Loaves and Fishes

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Are you looking for a way to make a real difference in the world? Haven of Hope International is dedicated to transforming the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide, and we need your help to reach our year-end fundraising goal. Inspired by the biblical story of the loaves and fishes, we believe…

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Update on Neema’s Health, Matonyok Children’s Home

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A single mother with HIV passes the deadly disease to her baby Neema, the father has already passed away. In the bush of Tanzania, though her other children were seen in the village, the mother hid the child away denying her serious condition. The rumor spread through the village about the child. Emmy…

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Start a Christmas Tradition

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In my childhood memories, Christmas time brought strong anticipation of gifts on Christmas morning. There would be family gatherings, family games, toys, and the southern-prepared tasty delights were glorious. I remember Mom reminding me of children who had little; donations were collected to provide for them. However, lack seemed so far away. At…

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Empower Sustainable Cooking & Change Lives at Matonyok Children’s Home

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One of the current issues the children and staff at Matonyok Children’s Home are facing is the high cost of cooking fuel, limited cooking surfaces, and a smoke-filled kitchen. The home relies on firewood and charcoal for cooking, which is expensive, and the air pollution is harmful to the staff and children. Additionally, the…

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Building Hope: Update on the Peru Hope Center and How You Can Make a Difference

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Excitement is in the air! The Hope Center in Peru is progressing steadily, with a significant milestone achieved—the roof is up! Each step taken brings us closer to creating a space where lives can be transformed, futures can be redefined, and destinies can be fulfilled. But the journey isn’t over yet; the next…

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BUYATREE & Illuminate the Holidays: Join Our Christmas Initiative to Support Local and Global Children

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Haven of Hope International would like to unveil our exciting new campaign to bring Christmas cheer to vulnerable children. We wish for every child to have the experience of opening presents, decorating, singing holiday songs, enjoying a plentiful feast, and remembering Jesus is the reason for the season. Our Christmas initiative, in collaboration…

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