HOPE is an organization that is founded on Christian principles and is found in Lancaster. This entity is geared towards elevating the spiritual and physical poverty through Christ centered enterprise development. This enterprise has its major goal of improving the spiritual and physical poverty of the people of the world. The mission statement that guides this team is all about enhancing and making true the dreams of most of the low-income families and societies in the globe. The group has been very active in transforming the lives of people in the world with about 2.7 million different loans given to individuals and almost $800 since the association was created.
The organization comes in handy in the countries that have problems getting opportunities to better their livelihoods.With this goal in mind, HOPE comes up or launches programs or partners with other existing enterprises. The organization has a big team of big microfinance institutions all over Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia. There are so many Christian based facilities that are working with HOPE and supporting them with prayers, money, technical facilities and learning processes.
Jeff Rutt created HOPE International and is still the chair of the directors.Jeff began HOPE International in the year 1997 and has been its board chairman from then up to date. All his involvement and vision is all rooted in the gospel. He holds a strong belief that the company he created has the task of providing empowerment for families in the developing nations and helps bring back dignity all through the world.
HOPE international is in the business of sharing Christ’s hope since they offer biblical training, loans and savings services that aid in restoring dignity and breaking the poverty cycles in families.With the services offered by HOPE, women and men are well equipped to use the skills they have been given by God to provide basic needs for their loved ones and meet the needs of their communities and church and begin building a marketplace. Besides the contributions given by the clients, HOPE funds people using particular donors, Homes for hope, churches, and businesses. The network has managed to clear around 98% of loans. All the clients of HOPE repay their loans with interest and all the investment stay in their local financing institutions, inspiring the local economies and allowing for increased distribution of loans.
The goal of HOPE is to ensure that the lives of the people are transformed all round. Other than the financial empowerment, this entity helps train and disciple individuals on the teachings of the Gospel.Even though HOPE International is a Christian entity, it works across all people no matter their marital status, race, gender, sexual orientation, and race.