One exciting area of growth at Hope is our support for a number of people and projects overseas. The nature of their work is varied and covers different continents around the world.
GhanaHelping build classrooms in the Kings Village
Ghana | King’s Village
Partnering with the City Church to help finance the construction of 2 classrooms in the King’s Village, Ghana. Run by Ben and Marion Owusu-Sekyere, the King’s Village is a growing project that includes health care provision and education for local people
EuropeWorking with Next Level International
Europe | Next Level International
Kevin and Gill Westfield work for Next Level International a missions organisation specialising in Church planting in Eastern Europe. Kevin runs the short missions programme for NLI, providing first hand experience for hundreds of young people from Western Europe in Missions work. These trips are often life changing for the young people setting seeds for mission in their lives for years to come.
IndiaWorking with the Compassion Project
India | Compassion UK
We are sponsoring five children in India through the Compassion Sponsorship Programme. Through the project the children receive education, clothing and medical care. We also write to them regularly and send each child a birthday and Christmas present. We are working to sponsor a further child over the next year.
Colombiaworking with Colombia Childcare UK
Colombia | Santa Marta
We support Colombia Childcare UK. a charity working with children in Colombia on a number of projects. We’re helping to provide education and support through their sponsorship programme.
IndiaChurch planting in Calcutta
India | Calcutta
We support Pastor Desmond Cabral in his work planting and building a Church in Calcutta. Desmond’s Church is heavily involved in supporting marginalised children from the poor areas and slums of Calcutta. We are in regular email contact with him and a few members of our congregation have visited him.
Burkina FasoHelping orphans in Leo
Bukina Faso | Leo
In Burkina Faso we support work with a local church that runs two orphanages, a nutrition centre and several programmes where those excluded from society can find rehabilitation and vocational training. Sadly, David Zopula who started the work was tragically killed in a car accident in 2009, but today it continues through his wife Monique, her children and the team he established in Leo, a small town in southern Burkina.