One Shoe Two Shoes

As I look at the smiling faces of the kids at Christian Brethren school, I can't help but notice that most of them are wearing shoes that hold together by a thread; and sometimes not even that. I so desperately wanted to buy them all new shoes but I just don't have enough money [...]

By |April 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Giving hope to a family

I just returned from a visit to Eburru and I had a chance to visit the family I told you about last spring; Mary and Andrew. They have been in my thoughts and prayers this past year. I found out that Mary delivered her baby at home and the baby passed away 3 days [...]

By |April 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

A reflection from Eburru

Rannveig, below is my reflection on what I saw during my brief visit in Eburru.I just wanted to express my gratitude to you, Scott and Susan Sweat as well as the team of volunteers and supporters of David's Hope. I was born and lived in Africa for 25 years. I came to the US 24 [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on A reflection from Eburru

Share our blessings

As I am getting ready to head out for a walk on this blustery November day, I pull on my favorite socks, always a reminder for me to thank God for my blessings. As I was walking, my thoughts kept going back to Eburru and my last visit there. Pastor Steve and I did several [...]

By |November 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Share our blessings

Build Hope!

WHY GIVE TO DAVID'S HOPE? Here are 3 reasons you should feel confident in giving to the David’s Hope high school construction campaign: #1 - God’s hand is at work.  There is no other way to explain how our minimal dollars and effort could blossom into such a vibrant ministry.  Nothing is forced [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Build Hope!

Easter in Kenya

The moment I stepped into the buzzing Nairobi evening and saw the familiar face of Paul Kamanga, my heart beat dropped and settled into Kenya mode.  Its been 2.5 years since my last trip to Kenya and I have missed the people and the country every day. With the luggage in the back and [...]

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October Team Update #2

Missions team updates from Emma Overmyer So far my visit with Pastor Steve, Mary, and their son Lucas has been incredible. One of the things I am learning on this trip is that there are many different ways to serve others. I once heard a talk about how some of us are naturally "Marthas" and [...]

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October Team Update #1

Missions team updates from Emma Overmyer The last time I was in Eburru was July of 2013, when I came with a team from MBC, PW for two weeks. Since then, I have been longing to come back for a longer trip, and now I am finally here! My main purpose in coming on this [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on October Team Update #1

Don’t Just Give….Go!

One of the many things that makes David's Hope International (DHI) unique is that we provide the opportunity for each of our supporters to go experience the work in Eburru first hand. DHI sends several short-term mission teams to Eburru every year to live in the community and serve the people. The typical trip duration [...]

By |December 3rd, 2013|Blog, News|Comments Off on Don’t Just Give….Go!