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WorldHope Corps Mid-Year Accomplishments

Since January 1, 2011, WorldHope Corps, Inc. has raised a total of  $86,000 to sustain the Hope programs in Malawi, support relief and development projects in Uganda, Ethiopia, Haiti and Belarus, and achieved the following practical results:

Fed, clothed and supported over 100 orphaned and vulnerable children in Malawi through Hope Homes;
Provided educational scholarships for 16 youth who otherwise could not complete High School though Hope Scholarships;
Graduated the third class of 12 young seamstresses in Hope Tailoring School) And put in six new village wells (for a total of 18) providing safe drinking water to over 10,000 people in remote areas.
During our annual mission trip to Malawi in May, ten WorldHope Corps volunteers:
Visited and served daily meals to orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable children;

Served food and led recreational and educational activities at HopeHomes feeding program sponsored by Mzuzu United Methodist Church. 

Visited with youth recipients of Hope Scholar…

New House of Hope in Mzuzu--Progress Report

Building on the success of our Hope Scholarship and Hope Tailoring School programs in Malawi, and seeking ways to sustain the good work of orphan care, educational support and women’s economic empowerment in Malawi, WorldHope Corps--in partnership with Mzuzu United Methodist Church--broke ground in May and made progress over the summer for a new Hope House in Mzuzu.

According to Rev. Copeland Nkhata who oversees the joint project, the WorldHope House is "part of the vision God gave me in 2003 for a tangible example and expression of economic community development in Mzuzu." When completed, the house also will provide adequate space for a family in transition to permanent housing, and generate income to sustain the Hope Scholarship program for orphaned and vulnerable youth in the community.
The Hope Home, rather large by Malawian standards, is jointly owned by WorldHope Corps and the United Methodist Church in Mzuzu.  Income generated from the building is dedicated to Hope Scho…