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Directors of Watu Wa Maana Arrive in USA for TBRI Training

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Last year, John and Wanjiru Kanyoni, directors of Watu Wa Maana in Ruirui, Kenya, were selected as the recipients of a scholarship from TCU’s Trust Based Relationship Intervention (TBRI) training for trainer’s certification. Out of 250 applicants, John and Wanjiru stood out for their commitment to serving street children through their home, Watu…

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Transforming Lives Beyond the Orphanage—The Age Out Challenge

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In a world that is home to 153 million orphans, it’s vital to recognize that for 99% of them, their orphanage becomes their lifelong sanctuary. The enormity of this number is staggering, but the true crisis lies not in the sheer quantity of orphans, but rather in what happens to them when they…

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Junior’s Inspiring Journey: Matonyok Children’s Home’s Compassion in Action

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Junior’s life, once marked by tragedy, took a positive turn thanks to the compassionate intervention of Mary and the support of Matonyok Home for Children. Facing isolation after his father’s tragic accident, Junior’s health deteriorated, and his mother struggled to care for him. Mary, a kind Samaritan and single parent, discovered Junior abandoned…

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As Orphan Sunday approaches on November 12, 2023, let’s come together, take a knee for hope, and then stand up for 153 million children who need our support.

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To “Take a Knee” has taken on many different meanings throughout history. However, one of the oldest meanings is to kneel in prayer—humbling yourself before God. This is how we, at Haven of Hope International, invite supporters of the 153 million orphans worldwide to “Take a Knee for Hope” this Orphan Sunday. Take…

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Need Met! — JEHO Balcony Repairs to Keep Children Safe

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In the heart of the bustling inner city, where the rhythm of life is both vibrant and challenging, one home stands out as a beacon of safety and security for abused, abandoned, and orphaned children. The John E. Halgrim Orphanage (JEHO) in Nairobi, Kenya recently took a bold step to enhance the safety…

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Food Sustainability at Mantonyok—Engaging in Agricultural Practices

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Matonyok Children’s Home is making a profound impact in the lives of orphaned children. The home offers them not only a place to call home but also access to education and holistic development. Recently they utilized 2 hectares of land in the immediate vicinity of the home for maize and beans cultivation. The…

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Clean Water Sustainability at Refugio de Esperanza

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The new Rhonda Jarvis Boys’ Dream Center on the Joe Morici Boys’ Campus in Bolivia uses a new water filter that connects to the original well. This is already saving the home thousands of dollars a year, by not having to use the city’s water at all their buildings. We sincerely appreciate the…

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New Director Training Internship Program Launched in Bolivia

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our inaugural year for the Director Training Internship program at Refugio de Esperanza in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and the introduction of our very first Director Training Intern, Samwell. HOH Bolivia Director, Marco (pictured above on left) greeted Samwell (pictured above on right) at the airport…

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Uniting for a Cause: Organizations Join Forces to Help Orphans in Poonah, Trinidad

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In a world often marked by divisions, it’s heartening to witness the power of unity and collaboration. For three years, two organizations, Men & Women of Action (MWOA) and Haven of Hope International (HOHI), have been working together to promote a much-needed renovation project in Poonah, Trinidad. This year, their unwavering dedication bore…

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Bolivia Interns Arrive at Refugio de Esperanza!

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We are thrilled to announce the arrival of the two college graduates participating in this year’s Internship Program at our flagship home, Refugio de Esperanza (Haven of Hope Bolivia)! The graduates, Olivia  and Naomi , arrived in Santa Cruz on August 21st. They were greeted with a warm welcome by the directors, Marco…

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