Hope Global Blog

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..

How helping those in need has impacted my teaching back here in Australia

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Kirsten joined us on our Education trip to Rwanda in June 2014. She volunteered in the English team, helping train teachers and leaders with their english language skills. Here is her story of her time volunteering with Hope: Global. "As a Grade 6 student, I learned about the different coun read more..

Cambodia's History

The HOPE Team - Tuesday, September 23, 2014
HOPE: Education Cambodia Written by Ivan - volunteer Above: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Cambodia "A visit to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum today with our intrepid leader Anna provided a useful and sobering insight into Cambodia...a useful and dark example of absolute power cor read more..

We Walked, We Celebrated

The HOPE Team - Wednesday, May 07, 2014
RWANDA WALK OF HOPE 2014 Saturday 26th April 2014 will be a day that we will never forget. It was a day marked with significance, weight, privilege, remembrance and celebration. A day forever etched in our hearts and the hearts of so many Rwandans. Where do we even start with trying to d read more..

Rwanda: 20 Years On

The HOPE Team - Thursday, April 17, 2014
IT IS TIME The time has come to embark on a journey that has been dreamed about, talked about and planned for over eighteen months. From office discussions and imagining about what would 2014 look like, to the reality that tomorrow, a team of 19 volunteers from Australia, South African and C 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..

The Heart of the Household

The HOPE Team - Sunday, May 12, 2013
Mother's Day Today, we pause to say thank you to our mothers. We buy them gifts, bring them breakfast in bed, take them out for dinner. It's a day we put aside to celebrate and pay tribute to our mothers. Whilst the day has become incredibly commercialised in a lot of read more..

Day of Remembrance

The HOPE Team - Sunday, April 07, 2013
REMEMBERING RWANDA Today is April 7th. But you already knew that. But did you know, that 19 years ago, on this day, began one of the worst atrocities of our time? Today marks a dark day in history. The beginning of 100 days of horror. 19 years ago, the Rwandan Genocide began*. During the per read more..