COVID-19 HAS AFFECTED EVERY HUMAN BEING ON THE PLANET

Like everyone else, we were taken by surprise. As of 20th March 2020, all our educational programs were halted due to the presidential state of disaster declaration. With the help of our supporters, we have changed gears and have found ways to combat the invisible enemy while standing with our communities. We are responding by providing food, soap, bucket taps, and reusable cloth face-masks made by local artisans. Please support our efforts by donating to our US-based GoFundMe campaign managed by our Kibebe handicrafts store.

Your generosity goes a long way.

UNLOCKING HOPE

OUR VISION

The vision of THERE IS HOPE is to see refugees and their host community escape poverty and become self-reliant.

UNLOCKING INDEPENDENCE

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With your partnership, we can continue to break the cycle of dependency and provide opportunities for people to move towards self-reliance...

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LATEST NEWS AND BLOG

Follow the links below to read the most recent stories, insights and developments surrounding our work.

11August
By Isaac Msiska
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A pipe, a spanner and a girl

She grips the adjustable spanner, wraps her fingers tightly around the long thin steel pipe then carefully and slowly rotates the spanner around the edges. Kneeling on the ground, she...

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21July
By Isaac Msiska
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“Better than the average refugee”

15May
By Isaac Msiska
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Fighting the invisible enemy

20March
By Isaac Msiska
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Masking against the unknown

24February
By Isaac Msiska
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The boy from the street

THERE IS HOPE MINI DOCUMENTARY
TOUCHING LIVES, TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES
OUR STORY SO FAR...

We have come a long way, reached out to many individuals and benefited numerous communities, refugee and Malawian alike. This video produced by Lindi van Niekerk and Alexa Sedgwick captures everything that we stand for in less than 5 minutes.

100%

of graduates from our Leadership Development program are actively involved in their
communities.

80%

of artisans from our social enterprise, Kibebe, have invested part of their income in a second business.

81%

of our vocational training graduates are able to utilize their skills in their respective communities.

78%

of our refugee graduates are able to use their skills despite restrictions in national employment laws.

the displaced people statistics
FEATURED ARTICLE OF THE MONTH

CRISIS AND RECOVERY: THE PROBLEM OF THE DISPLACED PEOPLE

Political turbulence in many regions of the world has increased the number of displaced people fleeing complex emergencies and disasters. They often end up in large camps where environmental health measures are insufficientRefugees are people who have crossed an international frontier and are at risk or have been victims of persecution in their country of origin. Internally displaced persons (IDPs), on the other hand, have not crossed an international frontier, but have, for whatever reason, also fled their homes. 

60,000,000

DISPLACED PEOPLES

1

IN 113 PEOPLE AFFECTED

33,972

A DAY, FORCED TO FLEE CONFLICTS