Caring for orphaned and vulnerable children through family-based living environments, discipleship and education, empowering future leaders to build healthy communities.

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By Mary Exactly nine years ago, I met Restoring Hope children for the first time. I had the pure joy of serving onsite with Restoring Hope, and all these years later, I can still see the smile of these children and remember the sounds of their laughter so clearly. My team helped facilitate several summer […]


May 30, 2023

Reflecting on my Nine Years with Restoring Hope (Guest Blogger – Mary)

Challenges On The Ground in Orphan and Vulnerable Children Care: The above photo shows a few of the “challenges by the numbers”: 3 – Number of pastors lost to Covid or accidents in the past three years. 14 – Number of our current students choosing vocational training instead of a traditional college degree, which after […]


May 4, 2023

Restoring Hope Annual Report 2022: Highlights, Challenges and Finances

Mahini is 24 and just at the cusp of her vocational career as she applies to work for a local private company as a software engineer! Her words from the recent report received showed her progress and future dreams for herself: A student of engineering with a servant heart to give back to others, meet […]

Annual Report

May 4, 2023

A Glimpse of the Annual Report 2022 – Mahini’s Story

If you’re part of a family, and we know you are or have been at some time, you understand the different roles family members play.   If you have experienced orphanhood or a family tragedy in some way, as 700 children and families of Restoring Hope have, what does that mean for the roles of the family? The village church […]

Discipleship, Family, Family Reunification, Family Strengthening, Village Development Centers

March 15, 2023

The Roles of a Restoring Hope Family

Have you ever wondered how we keep up with the 700 children and families in our network of care? Now that there have been reunifications to biological families, there’s a lot more digging for information and reports on the status of the children and their caregivers. Now decentralized geographically, our indigenous South Asian team on […]

Alumni, Family, Family Reunification, Family Strengthening, Stories, Village Development Centers

March 8, 2023

How do we receive reports from South Asia?

Have you heard? We are helping to strengthen families in South Asia. We have had many opportunities to reach vulnerable children and their families through local village churches. Now 6 churches used their space, to open services to the wider public. We hope more of the previously used children’s home, will have the same transformation […]

Family Strengthening, Village Development Centers

January 25, 2023

Village Development Centers

When Restoring Hope was full of close to 100 cute, little kids, ages 5 – 12, starting 10 years ago, many early supporters were asked to help fund projects like painting the churches providing care to these children, or asked to provide some school uniforms and Christmas gifts.  The tradition of new clothes given to the […]

Christmas Clebrations, In the Field

December 20, 2022

Christmas Celebrations 2022

Orphan Sunday Recap Caregivers explained about the vision and future goals for Restoring Hope’s programs for children and families. They spoke about how we are growing and finding success. There’s been feedback that the communities are benefiting from the impact of the work with children and families also. In addition, the child’s life is transforming […]

Fundraising, In the Field, Prayer, Stories

November 30, 2022

The End of 2022

A Visit to Restoring Hope on the Ground in South Asia My wife and I lived in South Asia working with orphan care startingin 2011. We thought it was a one-two year commitment, but then we fell inlove with these orphaned and vulnerable kids whom we were indirectlyserving through local leaders and staff. For the […]

In the Field

November 18, 2022

The Fruit in Its Season

The college students are all grown up! Taller is the first and most noticeable change. When we take a deeper look at the past, we can see the drastic changes today. Nearly 15 years ago as an organization bringing up children in safe homes with pastors, today we reunified 550 children to live with biological […]

Education, In the Field

November 8, 2022

A Deeper Look at the Past…Today!

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