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
As we look forward to the 10th anniversary of Women of Hope International in 2019, we recognize that this ministry has been entrusted to us as a “…treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.” (2 Corinth 4:7) We are keenly aware of God’s grace in
So, our office is made up of 100% women. Well, if you count our SL office, then we’re only 71% female, but that is still more than most places of employment! And today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. In many places around the country today, people are calling for a “Day Without Women.” This
Milestones. Places along the way that mark something of significance. The Lord is big on these. Real ones. Piles of stones at significant places that would make people ask questions – and remember. Women of Hope has had a significant set of milestones in the past month or so. It was October 2009, 7 years