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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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!

Have you been to South Asia? It’s a remarkable place and now you will have the chance to see it through the Director’s 2-week trip. He will be taking “live” video you won’t want to miss. How to Watch, and Be (Virtually) a Part of This: 1.  Click here to join 2.  Provide your phone number […]

In the Field, Prayer

November 2, 2022

See The Work On The Ground

For many, the word “Alumni” itself was new! – Restoring Hope Staff This past May, the first two **ever** alumni gatherings took place in two parts of South Asia for our Restoring Hope youth. We now have 21 college graduates (and hundreds more to come) who have been raised in the local church and now re-connected with […]

Alumni, Education

October 4, 2022

Alumni Gatherings

Orphan Sunday has been a powerful tool to invite churches to join the movement, and is used by many to raise awareness of the needs of vulnerable children and families in their communities. Here’s the dropbox link to access all the photos to help pray and advocate for orphans, vulnerable children and families in South […]


October 3, 2022

Pray for Orphan Sunday on November 13th

Last year Restoring Hope received $3,500 and the year before was $5,000 (!) from the Berns Team! This year’s Commission Giveaway will go directly to Restoring Hope college student sponsorships. We so value our partnership with Jason and Laura Berns and we so value you and your belief in  Restoring Hope children and families. Thank you for your very direct and immediate help today […]

Education, Fundraising

October 3, 2022

The Berns Family Foundation Will Be Giving Away Up to $100,000!

Our vision at Restoring Hope is “Holistic restoration of South Asia’s orphaned and vulnerable children for lives of dignity, purpose and transformation of their communities.” Holistic restoration includes the physical, social, educational and spiritual healing, growth and development of children who have faced tragedy in their young lives. Our aim is that all 700 of these children, youth […]

Discipleship, Family Reunification, Stories, Summer Celebrations

August 29, 2022

Summer Celebrations – Drawing Families into the Local Church

We hope you can re-share Restoring Hope’s stories of impact! Here are the blog post links to the stories of Saramma*, Thampan*, and Khajal*. These treasured students have faced some of the hardest circumstances as young children, and now they have reconnected with biological family as they strive to become college graduates! These stories are […]

Education, Fundraising, Sports Day, Stories, Uncategorized

August 24, 2022

Finding a Passion for Stories