2017 has been quite a year, both for Women of Hope, and in events taking place around the world. This year we have laughed and wept together; we have witnessed incredible evil, and have experienced God at work in mighty and tangible ways. In our prayer and planning for the year-end giving campaign this year,
In November, Women of Hope had the opportunity to travel to Kenya and Zambia, training over 130 ministry partners in disability ministry principles. CEO and President, Kim Kargbo, Sierra Leone Program Director, Ruth Kamara, and Program Assistant, Jordan Arellano, met in Kenya to provide 3 separate disability training workshops to ministry leaders and mothers of children
The following is a guest blog from Lorri Bond, a faithful ministry partner who recently visited Sierra Leone for the first time. Here is just a brief snapshot of how the Lord called her to join the Women of Hope team along with so many others who make this work possible through their prayers, encouragement, resources
I’d like to introduce you to Sajor. Sajor lives in Kamakwie, Sierra Leone, and has Cerebral Palsy, which makes it difficult for her to walk and impedes her speech and fine motor skills. When I attended a Transformation Training class that she was apart of, I perceived a rare level of perseverance about her. Between
By Jordan Arellano It poured down rain as Sidi and I pulled up outside of Maseray’s house. Rarely had I felt really cold on the continent of Africa, but the rain brought with it a cool wind, and I almost shivered as I jumped out of the Women of Hope car, and ran to the
Interviewed by Jordan Arellano Most of us grew up with a mother around our house, raising and caring for us. If not, I pray that you have experienced a mothering influence of a relative, mentor, or friend who has displayed motherly love in your life. We know that moms are all different; some are strict,
On May 17th, a day like any other, 13 women affected by disability washed and got dressed for their last day of Transformation Training in a small village called Kamakwie in Sierra Leone. They dressed with a sense of pride and enthusiasm because most of them never had the opportunity to attend school as children.
In 2009, in a beach-house on Bainbridge Island, WA about nine women with a variety of levels of experience in Sierra Leone and/or with disability, gathered to discuss what it would look like to see the Kingdom of God brought to reality among women with disabilities in the small country of Sierra Leone. As we