Hope Global Blog

2015 Calendar

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, September 03, 2014
2015 Hope Global Calendar Available Now! Stunning photos from the countries and projects HOPE: Global works with. By purchasing this calendar, you are helping us to continue transforming lives and communities in these nations. Great idea for Christmas presents. Calendar r read more..

Kenya

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Last month, a small but amazing team of volunteers spent time in Kenya with our partner organisations over a period of about two weeks. Following on from a pilot Vision Screening & Training program in Kenya in September 2013, the team returned to follow up on those that had been treated, read more..

A Letter of Gratitude

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Dear friends, Planning the trip to Kenya was like putting pieces of a jigsaw together- sometimes pieces fitted easily, sometimes the pieces that looked as if they had fitted did not actually come together, and like make jigsaws, there were some missing pieces. I prefer completed jigsaw read more..

Hope and Vision

The HOPE Team - Monday, September 23, 2013
HOPE AND VISION IN KENYA "Wednesday morning teaching at a school on eye health was a lot of fun with really bright and enthusiastic students. When one asked how do you know if you have a vision problem we were able to demonstrate what happens in an eye exam. That afternoon we retur read more..

Kenyan Adventures

The HOPE Team - Friday, September 20, 2013
HOPE: EDUCATION KENYA Day 1 - Friday September 13th Kenya, here we come! Meeting...greeting...on with Hope T-Shirts...queuing...waiting...ticketing...farewelling... expelling (to security - what is a visualette after all?)...clock ticking...feet rushing...finally onboard...Phew! Where's  read more..

My Thoughts of Kenya

The HOPE Team - Thursday, June 27, 2013
Written by Robyn Lindsay (HOPE: Education Kenya Team Leader) Unlike Rwanda and Uganda which have experienced things like genocide or atrocities perpetrated by Joseph Kony, Kenya appears to have maintained a relatively stable way of life for its eclectic mix of ethnic groups. Despite economic read more..

End of Financial Year Appeal

The HOPE Team - Friday, May 31, 2013
At HOPE: Global, plans are getting bigger, our reach is growing and a significant impact is being had in nations around the world. It's been an incredible year already, and we are looking forward to what is yet to come. Upcoming plans include: 7 more volunteer teams visi read more..

Why Kenya

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Kenya...we have all heard of this great nation. Images of wild animals, safaris, and a landscape that takes ones breath away fill our minds. Though all of this is a grand scale of beauty, the people of Kenya face issues that not many of us dwell upon from this side of the world. Edu read more..

12 Days of Hope - Day 8

The HOPE Team - Monday, December 10, 2012
DAY 8 - Training staff to work with vision impaired students in Kenya TARGET: Train 25 staff COST: $60 per person Children with disabilities find it particularly tough to access education in developing countries. To help combat this issue HOPE: Global will be m 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..

Equipping for the future

The HOPE Team - Thursday, June 14, 2012
Feedback from Africa! We absolutely love receiving feedback and it's always amazing to see what is being accomplished by our dedicated team of volunteers and staff when they travel to HOPE: Global projects. This is just some of the feedback received from training conducted in Kenya and Ugand read more..

Urgently Needed:

The HOPE Team - Friday, January 20, 2012
We are still in need of volunteers for our Education Trips this year. We are welcoming volunteers in all areas, but especially: Teachers – Early Childhood for Rwanda Opthamologists for Kenya Speech Therapists for Kenya * students in the final year of studies in relevant fields  read more..