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The Impact is Lasting: Field Notes from the DR Congo, Fall 2015

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Written by Ruth Posthumus. Based on observations made in the field. October 26, 2015:¬†THE SOWHOPE TEAM ARRIVES IN THE EASTERN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO (DR CONGO). During a drive to visit agropastoral¬†projects in a rural village, Claudaline told the SowHope team about her inspiration […]

SowHope’s Rebranding Story – Spring 2016 Newsletter

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] SowHope was founded on January 30th, 2006. For the past ten years, we have planted the seeds to sow hope into the lives of over 59,000 women. We are pleased to announce and reveal our new look after helping empower women over the past decade. […]

Meet a Board Member – Spring 2016 Newsletter

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Genevieve Sabala, professor of Social Work at West Texas A&M University, was a member of the Cook Leadership Academy when she met Mary Dailey Brown at an event in Grand Rapids, MI. Very quickly, Genevieve realized that SowHope was unique in offering women assistance in […]

Celebration in DR Congo – Spring 2016 Newsletter

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Program team members recently evaluated 14 SowHope funded projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Claudaline, one of our partners in the DRC, has several projects under way which are changing the lives of women from a major city and two rural villages. […]

Opportunity Through Vocation – India – Spring 2016 Newsletter

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Vinita, SowHope’s partner and local leader in India, has begun a 2-year project with the expectation of enrolling 200 women. The focus is on encouraging and empowering women through education, with the women learning a vocation and discovering ways to look after themselves and their […]