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.They have a mission statement about investing in the dreams of the families of the world and communities which are underserved since they assert and live gospel. The Union has spread across 16 low-income countries and has helped so many individuals and families, by issuing almost 2.7 million loans.
HOPE invades the places whereby poverty is the order of the day, and there are little to no opportunities and dreams for the citizens. Working towards achievement of their goals, the Union will work with other enterprises and creates small programs to help distribute cash. Their network comprises of credit and savings associations and micro finance institutions all through Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, 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 founded HOPE International and is currently the chairman of board of directors.Jeff began HOPE International in the year 1997 and has been its board chairman from then up to date. He has a vision that is centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ in all his partaking. Mr. Rutt believes that his team has the great task of creating empowerment to poor people throughout the world and providing them with empowerment opportunities.
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.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. 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 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.
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 when the institution is entirely rooted in Christian beliefs, it deals with all people irrespective of their tribe, race, sexual orientation and marital status.