Girls’ education in India: The Hyderabad School fights for change

By Winter Johnson   Whilst 22-year-old Samreen Begum is all grown up and working as a process associate, she will never forget her studies at the HOPE foundation School in Hyderabad, the place that first gave her the dream of an education, and therefore a different life.   The daughter of a hardworking daily wage worker and […]

What would it take to end homelessness in the UK?

We all need the safety and stability that having a home provides. On World Homeless Day, Rob Payne, our director of homeless services, asks the question, ‘what would it take to end homelessness in the UK’?

Inside the world of HOPE worldwide Afghanistan

By Winter Johnson  Ever since U.S. troops pulled out of Afghanistan in August 2021, which led to a new government taking over the country, HOPE worldwide Afghanistan has found itself amid intensified turmoil in a country already plagued by decades of war.   There are 2.6 million registered Afghan refugees worldwide, with another 3.5 million who […]

In Kathmandu, a summer of art, smiles and greater hope

By Lily Jacoby After two days of flights and sleeping upright, I arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 21 May – a bit rumpled, but excited to spend my summer at the Asha Vidhyashram School as a volunteer teacher. If you’ve never visited Nepal, let me describe it to you. The streets are bustling with motorcycles […]

No longer homeless, Danny finds hope in a set of keys

By Simon Oxton   The fact that we were wearing the same shirt was ‘a good omen’ for Danny.   A former British champion of Taekwondo, Danny is not only studying law at Birkbeck University with the dream of becoming a barrister, he is also building a social enterprise — Pathways to Healthy Newham — to help […]

Ukrainian refugees find hope with their host family in the UK

By HOPE worldwide UK staff   After Maryna and Dariia Matviienko fled from the Russian attack on Ukraine in 2022, they not only found a new home, but also the kindness of a new family with their volunteer hosts Paul and Jemimah Rowden. Thanks to the generous support of many, and the hospitality of our […]