Hope International is a Christian organization that adheres to the values captured in the Christian teachings. This entity is geared towards elevating the spiritual and physical poverty through Christ centered enterprise development. This enterprise has its major goal of improving the spiritual and physical poverty of the people of the world. Their mission statement is about making investment in the world families and communities that are underserved since they are a living proof of the teachings of the gospel.HOPE International is now operating in 16 underserved nations and has helped thousands of individuals in approximately 2.7 million loans and about $800 million ever since the entity was created in 1997.
The organization comes in handy in the countries that have problems getting opportunities to better their livelihoods.With this goal in mind, HOPE comes up or launches programs or partners with other existing enterprises. The organization has a big team of big microfinance institutions all over Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia.HOPE has partnered with many Christ centered institutions, supporting them through accountability, prayer, funding, lateral learning and technical aid.
Jeff Rutt created HOPE International and is still the chair of the directors.Jeff began HOPE International in the year 1997 and has been its board chairman from then up to date. His vision for this international ministry is particularly microenterprise growth, revolves around the Gospel. He holds a strong belief that the company he created has the task of providing empowerment for families in the developing nations and helps bring back dignity all through the world.
Besides preaching the Gospel of the Bible, this global institution works hard to provide loans or saving opportunities so as to restore the community dignity and end poverty.With the services offered by HOPE, women and men are well equipped to use the skills they have been given by God to provide basic needs for their loved ones and meet the needs of their communities and church and begin building a marketplace. Churches, businesses, Homes for hope and specific donors aid in raising funds for projects besides the contribution got from clients. The network has managed to clear around 98% of loans. All the clients of HOPE repay their loans with interest and all the investment stay in their local financing institutions, inspiring the local economies and allowing for increased distribution of loans.
HOPE has the goal of transforming both the spiritual and physical aspects of their clients.On top of coming up with the savings groups and offering loans, HOPE provides discipleship and training on biblical base businesses. Even when the institution is entirely rooted in Christian beliefs, it deals with all people irrespective of their tribe, race, sexual orientation and marital status.