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The time is coming to wrap up the year and reflect on what’s to come next year. Annually, we send 700 children to school in South Asia and this would not be possible without your help. This Fall, we collectively raised: Endurarace – $8,170Sports Day – $641.58Orphan Sunday – PrayersBerns Team Fall Fest – $4,000Giving […]


December 2, 2023

Collective THANKS this Fall!

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August 22, 2023

Protected: ORU Missions to India “Teams Reunion”

Staff member, Jenna H., is heading to South Asia between July 14th to the 28th. More updates are coming soon as she travels and collects more marketing and communications assets. Meeting the college students and graduates to collect stories of impact. Investing in the local counterparts doing the work on the ground. See the design […]


July 11, 2023

Heading to the Field this Summer

Malisha’s story is a common one in rural South Asia.  She had two parents who married at a young age and were expected to have children as soon as possible.  Malisha’s family was doing okay for awhile and then tragedy struck – her father died of a heart attack when Malisha was only three years old. Malisha’s mother did […]


July 3, 2023

Malisha’s Story

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