An International
Development
Strategy

Hope In View empowers churches to transform their communities through:

  • Discipleship and mentoring
  • Leadership Training
  • Self-help savings groups
  • Health education
  • Training in peacemaking
  • Child sponsorship

What's New

Reporting Back on Our Response to COVID-19 in Ethiopia

  Reports are now mostly in from the nine different organizations or movements to which partners like you gave COVID relief money last spring. Because we used some of the money for matching grants to Ethiopians, they added an extra $12,408. In all, 1,655 families consisting of at least 8,081 individuals received life-saving oil, grain, and in many cases masks and soap. These were leaders, members, or needy neighbors of 241 churches. Here are some of their stories: One woman sat down to eat with her child, telling the child this would be their last meal. While they were eating, they... [more]

Giving Without Creating Dependency

When generous donors gave Hope In View money for COVID relief last spring, we tried an experiment. Could Ethiopians themselves raise money for COVID relief to match what we would give them? Hope In View gave three matching grants, each for $5000, to three organizations in different geographic areas. Each had a deadline of about 1 month out. Two were to rural areas, where $1/day farmers were beginning to worry about their friends who had moved to the cities. Many were day laborers, and day labor jobs largely vanished in April and May. Within a week or two, their children were starving, while... [more]

Matching Grant for COVID Crisis

  Marching Grant for COVID Crisis   A generous donor has offered up to $20,000 to match certain donations received by May 22. In just a few weeks, people with whom we have shared our lives for many years will likely be suffering from COVID-19 and/or from hunger. Ethiopia does not have the safety nets that we have in the USA. Though we can’t “fix” all of Ethiopia, we must do what we can for sisters and brothers who have worked shoulder to shoulder with us—and for the movements they serve. Here are the donations that will be... [more]