Teens Learning Marketing and Art Techniques

The teens at Refugio de Esperanza have been busy this month! Jose Luis has been teaching the girls specific art techniques he learned during his internship in the states. He spent two weeks under the direction of product-designer, Judy Teeven. The beautiful, large, and round discs you see in these pictures are charger…

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Trauma informed care is helping restore orphaned children in Santa Cruz

Haven of Hope International’s Founder, Alice Skaff, is joined by Bolivia’s Director of Youth Development. They share how our trauma informed care specialist is making a difference at our flagship orphanage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Learn more about our internship launch

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Every Child Deserves to Live in a Safe Enviroment

God’s heart for the orphan is clearly displayed throughout the Old and New Testaments. Below is a short list of what the Bible says about children living as orphans. God is the great protector and loving Father of all children living as orphans. Psalm 68:5 says, “Father of the fatherless and protector of widows,…

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Exercising Childlike Faith

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For the past 13 years, this 29-passenger bus has been used to take 40 children to school, doctor’s appointments, church, and other places where they have been able to create memories as a family. The children at Refugio de Esperanza in Santa Cruz, Bolivia love this bus and the adventures they’ve experienced with…

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Registration Now Open for Klimbing for Kids

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Every three seconds a child is aging out of foster or orphan care. The mountain they must climb to lead successful lives is massive. Haven of Hope International, through the Klimbing for Kids Campaign, is committed to help the world’s most vulnerable children – orphans. We are climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds…

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How to train for Mount Kilimanjaro

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The more physically prepared you are for climbing Kilimanjaro, the more enjoyable experience you will have. Climb Kili will have a special work out plan prepared for you to get ready for the big climb. As you train, you might consider going on more hikes, take longer walks, etc. You want to be…

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How to Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro

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Climbing to the top of Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro is quite an accomplishment. It can be achieved a lot easier if you are properly prepared for the trek. This means you need to take along the right clothing and equipment and be prepared for the altitude adjustment. The mountain, which sits in Tanzania, is…

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Happy Birthday, Araceli Nicole!

Over the weekend, Araceli Nicole celebrated a birthday! Widely celebrated among Latinos, the quinceañera marks an important milestone in a girl’s life. Part birthday party, part rite of passage, it symbolizes a girl’s entrance into womanhood when turning 15. Araceli Nicole is sweet and kind hearted. She cares deeply about others and very…

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W2W Share the Love on Valentine’s Day Weekend

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Dozens of women at the Woman 2 Woman (W2W) meeting spent the morning learning more about the global orphan crisis. The group (W2W) opened their hearts to Haven of Hope International to learn about the realities more than 153 million unadopted orphaned children face. W2W is a monthly women’s bible study group led…

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How Builders of Hope can help change the destiny of orphans around the world

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Haven of Hope International is focused on the unadopted children of the world. This means 99% of the children in foster/orphan care that may not be adopted. Our pillars of purpose are RESCUE, LOVE RESTORE and EQUIP. Builders of Hope play a huge part in this mission. This group helps HOHI complete special…

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