Hope International is a nonprofit organization that is based on Christian values and is located 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. Their mission statement is about making investment in the world families and communities that are underserved since they are a living proof of the teachings of the gospel. 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.
HOPE invades the places whereby poverty is the order of the day, and there are little to no opportunities and dreams for the citizens.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. So many more Christian entities work hand in hand with this organization is some ways: funding, prayers, technical assistance and lateral learning processes.
HOPE International was formed by Jeff Rutt who is still its presiding chairperson.Jeff began HOPE International in the year 1997 and has been its board chairman from then up to date. His vision for this international ministry is particularly microenterprise growth, revolves around 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.
Besides preaching the Gospel of the Bible, this global institution works hard to provide loans or saving opportunities so as to restore the community dignity and end poverty. The various services rendered by this global movement target both males and females and empower them enough to meet their basic needs requirements as well as the commitments of the churches and society as well as from a good market. Churches, businesses, Homes for hope and specific donors aid in raising funds for projects besides the contribution got from clients.The HOPE network has been able to repay about 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.