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.HOPE International is now operating in 16 underserved nations and has helped thousands of individuals in approximately 2.7 million loans and about $800 million ever since the entity was created in 1997.
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. Every since the entity was founded in 997, Jeff has been and still is the chairman. He has a vision that is centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ in all his partaking. 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.
The global entity works by sharing the hope of Christ because they provide the biblical readings as well as savings and loans services that help in bringing back the lost dignity a breaks the cycles of 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 network has managed to clear around 98% of loans. All the clients of this organization have to repay loans with a certain interest as their investments remain in local financial institutions, to inspire the local economies and allow for more loan distribution.
HOPE has the goal of transforming both the spiritual and physical aspects of their clients.On top of coming up with the savings groups and offering loans, HOPE provides discipleship and training on biblical base businesses.Even though HOPE International is a Christian entity, it works across all people no matter their marital status, race, gender, sexual orientation, and race.