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for every child and family to have a relationship with Jesus Christ

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for each child to receive a good start with a quality education

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to grow healthy with good nutrition and health care

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for the parents to care and provide for their families

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that the children will continue through primary and secondary schools

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that they will grow into people that will serve their community and country

The Story

of Huruma HOPE

Since 2005 small teams have traveled yearly to serve the little HOPE Huruma School in the Mji wa Huruma slum. As each group arrived in Huruma they have been struck by the level of impoverishment the community suffers, especially the children who are constantly at risk due to lack of basic needs.

We began in 2006 with providing funds for the children to receive a balanced lunch each day knowing this would be the only nutritionally complete meal many of them would have that day. We also paid the salary for an Administrator, 5 teachers and 2 cooks. As we raised extra funds, we would provide classroom and student supplies along with a complete uniform for each child at the beginning of the year. We started to realize that some of the children needed help with ongoing health needs and found donors to help those children.

After a team of seven returned home in September 2014, they began the process of bringing HOPE International, Inc. to its current status as a 501(c)(3) entity. The commitment of Huruma HOPE is to increase aid and educational opportunities to children and break the generational cycle of sickness and poverty that has plagued this community for many years. It is our hope that others will follow in our decision to support this ministry and help children in Africa rise above their circumstances through education and faith in Jesus Christ.

News & Updates

From The Huruma HOPE Team

  • Nov042019

    Thanksgiving Ministry Team

    Our Thanksgiving Ministry Team will be leaving November 10, 2019 and return on November 26.  This is a small team…

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  • Nov042019

    Thanksgiving Team Ready to Leave

    Shown left to right:  Nick Ochse, Suzan Bellis, Lorraine Cook, Arlene Amick, Wei Wang and Taylor Bellis Our Thanksgiving Team…

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  • Aug082018

    Last Day

    As this last post is about to be published, Team 2 is about to depart for the airport for their…

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