Hope Global Blog

What a journey so far - Uganda Update

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, April 22, 2014
WHAT A JOURNEY SO FAR! We are just nearing the end of the week one of our journey, and what a journey so far! We completed our training in Palabek (1 hour north of Kitgum) on Thursday. We had a wonderful time up there, the Teachers were very excited about our visit and enjoyed our sess read more..

Uganda team Update

The HOPE Team - Friday, April 18, 2014
We are here!!! Above: Rachel, Karen, Shelly, Ted and Natalie form Uganda Education Team Thank you all for your support and prayers so far. Five of us have landed safely here in Uganda complete with all the luggage we set off with - which is always a bonus! After a relaxing fi read more..

Exciting things ahead

The HOPE Team - Friday, March 28, 2014
After an already fantastic start to the year, we have even more exciting things that are taking place in the coming months, and we wanted to take this opportunity to tell you about them. #CHICKENSFORCHANGE The chicken is about to take centre stage! On the 1st of April we are launching ou 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..

Uganda - There and Back Again

The HOPE Team - Thursday, May 02, 2013
"Glory be to God for His mercies are enduring. We are blessed, for He is our Lord and King for He made this country and He still owns it. May His blessing continue to flow over this land, keeping us closer and heal our deep wounds, creating a fellowship, a family, a country, and giving us one vo read more..

Goodbye Uganda

The HOPE Team - Monday, April 29, 2013
Written by Rachael Today is officially the last day for two of us on this trip. I am sitting in the hotel room about to get ready for breakfast before a quick morning of errands (money exchange and coffee-buying) and a drive to the airport. Last night, Celina and I said our farewells to the  read more..

This Was A Place of War

The HOPE Team - Friday, April 26, 2013
Written by Becca "This was a place of war". At the end of our four-day conference at Watoto Laminadera, the Head Teacher of the primary school made this comment to me. I asked him to repeat what he said. "This was a place of fighting," he said. He went on to explain that the Lord's Resistanc read more..

Kitgum and George

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Written by Michelle Shaw I stirred under the mosquito net around 3am to the sound of torrential rain. Around 5:30am I woke to have a bucket bath. The rooster was crowing as I tipped half a jerry can of water into the washing bowl. During the night a frog had crawled into the jerry can so I s read more..

Ugandan Journeys

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Today, we backtrack a bit as the girls share their journey in Uganda so far. Day 2 - Kampala Conference This is when the real fun began - the conference kicked off! New friendships between local leaders and the team began developing, and we gained a new appreciation for Ugandan schools a read more..

Instilling Vision in Uganda

The HOPE Team - Friday, April 19, 2013
Our wonderful HOPE: Education team have completed their first conference with COME Uganda and have now travelled to the north of Uganda to Kitgum to work with the Irene Gleeson Foundation/Childcare Kitgum Servants (http://www.irenegleesonfoundation.com/index.php) (CKS). CKS has 10,000 students e read more..

Uganda 2013

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
HOPE: Education Uganda Team Update Written by Celina Mina Above: The Australian contingent of the Uganda team Hello! Thank you for following our African Adventure through this blog! Let me begin by introducing our team of 6 women - three Australians, Michelle, Karen and Rachael; read more..

12 Days of Hope - Day 12

The HOPE Team - Friday, December 14, 2012
DAY 12 - Train teachers in Uganda in IT, Community Health & English GOAL: Train 10 Teachers COST: $45 per teacher for a 3 day conference Our HOPE: Education (http://www.hope-global.org/Current%20Projects/Education/hope-education) program exist read more..

Sevenly & Hope:Global partners to help Rwandan orphans

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
We are so excited to partner with Sevenly (http://www.sevenly.org/HopeGlobal) to raise funds and social awareness of our Village of Hope initiative. For this week August 20 – 27th (August 21st to 28th in Oz), and this week only, you can support us in the following 3 ways: Buy a shirt or 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..

Global Walkers Walking For HOPE

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, March 27, 2012
On March 31st HOPE: Global is holding our annual Walk of HOPE! We walk 18km to represent the distance many children walk to school in developing countries and raise funds for quality education in Rwanda, Cambodia, Uganda, Kenya and India. Whilst many join us on a  read more..

Joseph Kony, our response.

The HOPE Team - Monday, March 12, 2012
Whilst Kony has now left Uganda there is no doubt that Northern Uganda has been ravaged from the LRA's 20 year campaign of terror. The rapes, the abduction of tens of thousands of children, the mutilation and sexual slavery have occurred in Northern Uganda. It is most probable the LRA is still c read more..

You will not want to miss out:

The HOPE Team - Friday, January 20, 2012
…on our annual Walk of Hope 2012!!! The Walk of Hope is organzied to raise awareness and funds for education training that will impact tens of thousands of local teachers in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Cambodia. We will walk 18 kms, from Inaburra School in Bangor to Cronulla Beach in the Su 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..

HOPE goes Global

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Check out exciting news in this video about HOPE! You can see this video and more on our VIMEO (http://vimeo.com/hopeglobal/videos) page.  read more..