Life Development Process
African aid programs in the past have seen a mixture of triumphs and tragedy. Through our work on the ground within poverty-stricken communities, we’ve seen firsthand that holistic individual development is the best way to create widespread and sustainable community transformation. When individuals are empowered to reach their highest potential, they build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.
For individual development to be successful, it must impact the most crucial core areas of each person’s life. That is why we journey with committed individuals by training them in:
Life planning and goal setting
Math and financial literacy
Health and nutrition education
Job and trade skills
Discipleship and spiritual formation
Small business management
Job preparation and placement
In just 20 weeks, an individual goes from their introductory meeting with one of our trained staff to acquiring a sustainable job. We stay connected with our graduates for long-term follow-up and care as they spark and sustain change in their communities together.
This is the power of investing in the one, to influence the many.
We always seek to embrace what God is doing in the world, joining Him in the renewal of people and culture here in South Africa. We partner with local churches and Christian leaders to see the Church become the primary source of development in our cities.
We empower and equip the local church and individual believers through short-term Biblical training and discipleship opportunities. And we’re already seeing these leaders bring positive change in their communities.
Future plans include a comprehensive Bible School, a Discipleship and Leadership Training School, and church plants in areas of great need, through partnership with local Christian leaders. These churches would become the sources of holistic development within their communities, organically working together to bring radical hope and empowerment throughout Southern Africa.
Don’t Just Take Our Word For It
join the movement
The best gifts go on spreading hope long after they’re given. Learn more about opportunities to help!learn more
We need volunteers to help our efforts around the world. You can also serve
with us in Africa.
Become a Hope Advocate: Spread the word on social media or host a Hope at Home party.learn more