SowHope

Report from Kenya

Below is a narrative report from our partner in Kenya, Josephine. These challenges are very common and some of the main reasons that Josephine has given her life to spread these messages and empower women around the whole country of Kenya. Her English is not perfect and the text has only been lightly edited. The […]

Let Me Sow Hope 2: A Documentary

To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the “Let Me Sow Hope” documentary, SowHope will be showing a worldwide premiere of the second installment of “Let Me Sow Hope” at the fundraising gala on Friday, September 29th, 2023. The documentary will feature brand new stories of women empowerment, success, and tragedy from around the world. Viewers […]

Board Member Dan Balfour

Dan Balfour was first introduced to SowHope in a unique way. “I got to know Mary Dailey Brown”, he said about the President and Founder of SowHope, “when she studied for her Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) in our Program at GVSU”. Dan served as a professor in Public Administration for over 30 years and […]

Supply Chain Woes in the DRC

In places like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the effects of COVID-19 have proven deadly in multiple ways. In this area of the world, scant medical care allows the virus to run rampant and uninhibited through communities. Additionally, the broken supply chain around the world caused a terrible impact on rural women in […]

Liberating Training In Pakistan

Gudia, a recent student at a vocational training center in Pakistan, had been working at a brick kiln since she was a child with her mother, father, and two brothers. Her family worked 7 days a week, 12 hours per day each, and together earned only $12 a week. They ate only one meal a […]