LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

“For the vast majority of uprooted people, there are few things as powerful as their faith in helping them cope with fear, loss, separation
and destitution. Faith is also central to hope and resilience.” Antonio Guterres, (Former UN High Commissioner for Refugees,
Current UN Secretary General). There is Hope supports spiritual development through running a Bible School,
offering seminars and conferences for pastors and church leaders,and by facilitating events
for children and the youth.

There is Hope believes that, for change to effectively take root in a rural African setting, the whole community must be involved and the change must be accepted and endorsed by the leaders. Spiritual leaders are the ones handling marriage crises, business disputes, domestic violence cases and more, outside and beyond any aid agency office hours. This program engages Christian leaders to become change agents in a community where at least 70% are churchgoers through a holistic training which encompasses counselling, conflict resolution and theology.

SEMINARS and CONFERENCES

In 2009, There is Hope held our first conference for pastors and church leaders from Dzaleka Refugee Camp. We offer a variety of trainings, conferences, and seminars to encourage sound teaching of God’s word for pastors, church leaders, children and youth in Dzaleka and the host community.

PRISON SUPPORT

We support refugees in Maula prison, one of Malawi’s oldest and largest prison in Lilongwe. All over the world, relations amongst inmates can be tense and often hostile. As a foreigner in the country, the support network of family and friends is often unavailable. Our objectives are to break their isolation and to meet some of their basic needs such as toiletries, laundry soap, and food. There is Hope also provides emergency medical care when necessary.

REFUGEE FOR LIFE

Refugee for Life is the memoir of Innocent Magambi. Innocent talks about his journey as a refugee and shares how his experience influenced the mission and values of There is Hope. To find out more about this book click here