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3 days 78 lives changed

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, October 18, 2016
REFLECTIONS FROM TEAM LEADER, AMANDA "The Heart of Wisdom Teacher Training Conference has come to an end for this year. We had 6 schools represented and 78 participants, with more schools in the local community wanting to attend. That is a good problem to have! We just have to fi read more..

Reflections from a first-timer

The HOPE Team - Monday, October 10, 2016
Tamara, a primary school teacher from Sydney joined our Hope Education program for the very first time this year. Her passion for teaching and empowering people in need took her to Cambodia for seven days to run community workshops and a three day teacher training conference. Here are her reflection read more..

Changing lives through a simple Kit

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, October 04, 2016
"Sunday morning arose and this meant the boys going to church and the girls doing the community training with the Days for Girls Kits. The DFG Kits are washable and sustainable feminine hygiene kits. In most lesser developed countries (LCD's), most women do not have the finance to purchase femin read more..

One down one to go

The HOPE Team - Monday, September 26, 2016
Our Uganda team trip is well underway! Here is their quick trip update from the past few days. Above: Hope Education team and conference participants in Kampla,Uganda " Day 4 of Conference and down came the rain, now we know why all the paths between the buildings have channels. read more..

India Team Update

The HOPE Team - Monday, July 11, 2016
Tuesday July 5 "Yesterday we all had been awake since 2am travelling from New Delhi to Vijayawada. And all but two of us (Anna and Brooke, nice one!) had gone shopping into the city to buy provisions, clothes, electricals and school supplies only to return at 9.30pm. Anyway, suffice t read more..

Escaping the hustle and bustle

The HOPE Team - Thursday, July 07, 2016
Training in Ngoma " Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city again, we trekked out to Ngoma in the Eastern province to visit the school that has been started by Nicholas and Elsie. Perched on the side of a cliff, the small brick chapel was a hive of activity. Elsie met us there, along wit read more..

We are in India

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, July 05, 2016
DAY ONE "Following a very successful 3:30am wakeup call at our hotel, we arrived at the airport at 5am sharp ready to meet up with the team for our adventure to India. The day was filled with favour, with smooth check ins, baggage allowances and no delays. We found ourselves in Singapore&rsq read more..

Stories of Impact

The HOPE Team - Friday, June 17, 2016
We absolutely love hearing testimonies from the ground. And just last week we received an update from one of our Team Leaders who has been on the ground in Kenya and now in Rwanda with our teams. Ready this incredible testimony below. STORIES OF IMPACT "The training in Kenya went really  read more..

Confessions of a Youth Ambassador

The HOPE Team - Thursday, May 05, 2016
Our Youth Ambassadors have graduated and we couldn't be prouder! Today they share with us their final thoughts and reflections about the program. Above: Youth Ambassadors Jess, Brooke, Bek and Abbey at Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia "The Youth Ambassador prog read more..

Rwandan Reflections

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Above: Paul, Laurie, Marian, Shane & Natasha at Fruits of Hope Academy, Rwanda A team of 5 volunteers landed back on Australian soil this week after 12 days in Rwanda where they had spent time learning about the history and culture, learning from our project partners and impart read more..