Honoring Emma Bullock

I don’t think I can write about Emma’s experience in Bolivia without backing up to the few weeks before she left for Bolivia, and then moving forward to how mission trips like Bolivia ultimately framed her. It would be easiest to say that she was simply a great kid who loved Jesus and people, went to Bolivia, served with joy, was transformed…and then leave it at that. Nice and tidy and easy to fit onto one page. And whereas all of that is true, I don’t think it does justice to her, the beautiful kids in Bolivia, or her God. Most of us are a little bit messier than that. And so was Emma.

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Trauma Care Update

Trauma Care Update

Haven of Hope International launches a one-year trauma-informed certification program to set a new standard of care for the orphaned children they serve. Congratulations to the first students participating in this game-changing trauma care program at our flagship orphan care home, Refugio de Esperanza in Bolivia. Upon successful completion of this program, each…

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Equip blog

Equip Update

HOHI’s Equip programs focus on education, technology training, vocational skills development, transition to independent living readiness, life skills, and self-sustainability. Refugio de Esperanza, Bolivia: Support of education included funding for ongoing private Christian primary and secondary school tuition/school supplies and post-secondary tuition was provided for the transitioning young adults.  Additional technology – laptops, tablets,…

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Restore Update

HOHI’s Restore programs include trauma care, psychologist and social worker support, pastoral care, and prayer Refugio de Esperanza, Bolivia: Marco Aldana joined the Haven of Hope International staff as Director of Training. Marco has written a curriculum and course instruction manual designed to empower directors and staff; He will be traveling to HOHI…

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Rescue Update

HOHI’s Rescue programs help homes create safe living conditions, provide food and water, and medical and dental care. Refugio de Esperanza, Bolivia: Groundbreaking for the Boy’s Home and Vocational Building (50% funded by Rhonda Jarvis Group) will take place in October; Emma’s Echo, the Internship Addition has been 50% funded in honor of…

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𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐅𝐭. 𝐌𝐲𝐞𝐫𝐬, 𝐅𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐆𝐢𝐫𝐥 𝐒𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐓𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐩 𝟐𝟎𝟓𝟓!

This past July brought a colorful surprise to the children at Haven of Hope Bolivia. Girl Scout Troop 2055 of Ft. Myers put their skills to good use crafting 34 colorfully designed pillowcases that were recently taken to the orphan care home.

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Adriana Photography

How Volunteers Helped Adriana To Become A Story Teller

Everyone has a story to tell Photography is what makes Adriana happy. She has an eye for it. She is honing her talent and is sharing her talent with her Haven of Hope Bolivia (HOHB) family. Adriana came to HOHB in 2014 along with her two younger sisters, Martha and Luz Marina. Abandoned…

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JEHO renovations

JEHO Renovations Phase 1 Complete

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A lot can happen in 45 days! And it did at the John E. Halgrim Orphanage in Kenya. Alice Skaff, HOHI founder, first met JEHO directors Miriam and Peter in 2018, stopping by to visit the orphanage home on her way to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and raise money for HOHI. Since that time,…

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Giving Tuesday Christmas Gifts

A Giving Tuesday —Christmas Dinner and Gifts for Orphans Fundraiser

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On Giving Tuesday, December 1st, YOU can give orphans the gift of a joyful Christmas. Haven of Hope International (HOHI) traditionally raises money on Giving Tuesday to help bring the joy of Christmas to forgotten children living in orphanage homes around the world. Created as a simple idea to encourage people to do…

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GPS Life Journey

GPS Life Journey Equips Orphans For A Successful Destiny

Haven of Hope International’s vision is to change the destiny of orphans around the world. GPS Life Journey is one of the programs we use to make a difference.

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