Day 1 Today was awesome. We got to meet the CRAN kids. The littles were adorable... especialy the little boy who walks up to me and hugs me.    I also got to play soccer with some of them during their game time.  Later we made jewerly to help the kids of Prado.  I really liked playing [...]

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Below is a short explanation of the recycling profession in Colombia.  The majority of the children that we minister to at Project Hope are connected to this profession.  This explanation is from the perspective of Caren, one of our Community Center student leaders. My family supports ourselves by recycling.  Although it is not considered a [...]

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Johann is an 8th grader who participates in Drumming & English classes at the Community Center.  Johann was invited to attend church and the classes by friends, and has now been a part of the ministry for almost 2 years. Johann enjoys being involved in the ministry of Project Hope because he says it keeps [...]

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We serve a God that has great plans for each of us.  We are amazed on a daily basis at how God has woven the lives of so many different people together, all for His glory.  Below is a post from Caren about how God has helped her realize some of her dreams.   I [...]

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  Juan is a 7th grader who loves English and Gym class, and has been involved in the Jewelry for Education program for the past 4 years.  Juan is always quick to help and get involved, and we love his joyful personality.  Juan says that since he has become a Christian, God has helped him [...]

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For the past year, Robinson has volunteered to teach drumming classes at the Prado Community Center.  We are blessed to have his help, as he is a gifted musician and teacher.  When Caren recently interviewed Robinson, he told her that he was "happy and amazed" at the unexpected opportunity to teach drumming classes.  Robinson also [...]

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Camila is in 5th grade and has been attending church for the past 5 years with her family.  She has been a part of Project Hope's ministry for over 4 years, and has participated in making jewelry each year to raise funds for her school expenses.  Camila, like other children in Colombia, has to pay [...]

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Yennifer is new to our Community Center and is currently attending Drumming & English classes.   She is 12 years old and in 8th grade.  Yennifer enjoys math class and skating, and has dreams of becoming a fashion designer one day. Yennifer was interviewed recently by Caren about her experience with the classes.   She reports that she [...]

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We are pleased to introduce Caren Rodriguez as our newest staff member for Project Hope.  Caren has been a part of Project Hope's ministry for many years, and is now taking on a leadership role in Colombia.  We are happy to have her as part of the team!  Each week Caren will be sharing updates [...]

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Recently, one of Project Hope's Community Center kids had the opportunity to visit the United States.  Caren is 15 years old and has been a part of Project Hope's ministry for over 7 years.  Caren said, "The trip was a gift...it was something I didn't expect and I was so happy." It was a week [...]

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