Hope Global Blog

Ever thought a bus could affect your education this much?

The HOPE Team - Thursday, June 25, 2015
Imagine if you're family didn't own a car. It is more than an hour on foot to the nearest school, and with no bus, no tram and no train this is the only means of access. School will provide you with the education you need to survive, so you have no choice but to make the arduous journey ea read more..

Fruits of Hope Appeal

The HOPE Team - Monday, June 01, 2015
(http://www.hope-global.org/support-fruits-of-hope-academy-in-rwanda) Did you know that since 2007, you have helped: Build an entire preschool and primary school, complete with library and computer room Provide quality education to around 400 students, with many thousands to come Cre read more..

Home Again

The HOPE Team - Friday, April 24, 2015
Above: Our Youth Ambassador team arrive in Rwanda, greeted by long time Hope Global friend Didas Just over a week ago, our incredible and first ever Youth Ambassador team arrived home from Rwanda. We asked them to share some thoughts around their experiences now that they've had some ti read more..

We have been busy

The HOPE Team - Saturday, April 11, 2015
WE'VE BEEN BUSY! "After an amazing, yet exhausting day of holiday programs with the children at Fruits of Hope School, we were all excited for our rest day. Today was also the 21st anniversary of the genocide, so the entire country was at home and everything came to a stop for the day &ndas read more..

Fruits of Hope Graduates

The HOPE Team - Thursday, February 13, 2014
We have something to celebrate. Thanks to you, all of our incredible supporters, a group of 24 children have successfully graduated primary school and are embarking on the journey to secondary education. 24 children, who passed their national exams in the first and second divisions. 24 child read more..

Kids Walk of Hope

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
1 LOCAL BOY - HUNDREDS OF LIVES CHANGED Jake O’Sullivan, from the Sutherland Shire, is just your average kid at first glance. His hobbies are fishing, soccer, playing with friends, reading and helping others. It’s this last interest that led to a new fundra read more..

Project Updates & Fred Buyinza

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, February 06, 2013
FRED BUYINZA Over the last few weeks, Fred Buyinza, Fruits of Hope School Principal, has been in Australia speaking at numerous schools and churches and meeting many supporters. This Sunday will be his last church visit. Full details here (http://www.hope-global.org/announcem read more..

Fred Buyinza

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, January 16, 2013
FRED BUYINZA Fred Buyinza is the principal of Fruits of Hope School in Rwanda, a project that HOPE: Global has partnered with over the last 4 years. Fred grew up in Uganda with his family but his home country is Rwanda, which he moved back to after the 1994 genocide. "In 100 days nearly read more..

12 Days of Hope - Day 9

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Day 9 - Transport for disadvantaged students in Rwanda TARGET: Purchase a minibus to transport students to school Whilst Fruits of Hope School is flourishing and has over 300 students now, there are many more children in the community and surrounds that are not read more..

12 Days of Hope - Day 5

The HOPE Team - Friday, December 07, 2012
DAY 5 - CHILD EDUCATION SPONSORSHIP TARGET: Sponsor 10 children for their 2013 schooling $300 per child per year Fruits of Hope School (http://www.hope-global.org/Current%20Projects/Revival%20Palace%20Community%20Program/revival-palace-community-program) is  read more..

12 Days of Hope - Day 1

The HOPE Team - Monday, December 03, 2012
We're so excited to be launching the '12 Days of Hope' this Christmas! Join us as we spread hope globally and impact lives, simply by donating $12. DAY 1 - Fruits of Hope School Computer Lab TARGET: 25 Computers @ $800 each Today, we'd like to provide Fruits of H read more..

CBC Medical Team

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, July 18, 2012
We've had an incredible team of medical professionals over in Rwanda. The Caringbah Baptist Church team have done amazing work - we thank you so much for everything that you've done. Here's just a few of the things that the CBC Medical team achieved during their time in Rwanda. Fruits of  read more..

Team Updates

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, July 10, 2012
We've had some incredibly wonderful and very busy teams over in Rwanda! Our Kings Team are now back in Australia after an amazing 2 weeks in Rwanda. Thank you to all of the Kings Team Volunteers, we trust you've had an experience you'll never forget! Our team of engineers and builders have b read more..

Building - Fruits of Hope

The HOPE Team - Saturday, July 07, 2012
Fruits of Hope Academy - Kings Team Building Summary Written by Glenn Baxter Over this first week I have been blessed to witness our extraordinary teachers' gifts joyfully holding lessons with the children of this school. They were also asked to provide ICT training for the local teacher read more..

Kings Team Visit Fruits of Hope

The HOPE Team - Monday, July 02, 2012
We now have four volunteer teams in Rwanda! Teachers, builders, medical professionals and more! All doing amazing work and bringing hope to Rwanda. The Kings Rwanda team visited Fruits of Hope Academy last week. Read this incredible account of the time spent there: "Well - it's f read more..

Fruits of Hope Academy

The HOPE Team - Friday, June 08, 2012
Fruits of Hope Academy - Finished Classrooms! The sound of laughter fills the Fruits of Hope school playground in Kigali Rwanda. A group of earnest boys chase a soccer ball made of banana leaves around the playground whilst other children walk in small groups; chatting, laughing and read more..

February News!

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, February 08, 2012
The School has a roof – thank you! In December 2011, there was an urgent need for a roof on the new building at Fruits of Hope Academy in Rwanda who were unable to hold classes in the church building from January 2012. As of last week, the classes were being held in the n read more..