Hope International is a Christian organization that adheres to the values captured in the Christian teachings. 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. 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.
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. 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.
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. With the varied services provided by this institution, both men and women become equipped with skills that are God given so as to take care of the needs of their families and meet the commitments of the church and community. 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. Everyone who gets a loan from this organization has to pay it back with some interest that goes in the localized financial entities so as to ensure that more loans are issued to the people.
HOPE has the goal of transforming both the spiritual and physical aspects of their clients. Other than the financial empowerment, this entity helps train and disciple individuals on the teachings of the Gospel. Even if this organization is based on Christian values and norms, it takes care of all people regardless of their race, sex, and marital status..