Hand of Hope Children's Program
Hand of Hope reaches out to many orphans throughout our ministry area. Many of these children have been orphaned as a direct result of HIV/Aids. Hand of Hope provides the opportunity for these children to obtain an education as well as have their basic needs met.
Guidelines have been set up to ensure that the selection process is fair and that we choose the children whom we can help the most. All Hand of Hope children are required to attend school regularly. Each child's case is renewed on a yearly basis once their case has been re-evaluated. Bake Chenfo, a dedicated volunteer in Mega, serves as coordinator of the Children's Program and follows-up regularly with all of these children.
We will not commit to a child unless sufficient funds are available to support the child for at least a one year period. We began in 2006 with two Hand of Hope Children. By May of 2010, this program had grown to 30 children! As of 2015, there are 44 children in the program in Ethiopia.
In 2012 the Children's Program expanded into Kenya. With the help of volunteer coordinator, Hassan Bagaja, HOH is making a difference in the lives of 22 children in northern Kenya.
Click on the images below to learn more about some of the children sponsored by the Hand of Hope Children's Program.