2016 HIGHLIGHTS

Provision of Hope had a very prosperous 2016.  Our hearts are so grateful to God and to all our donors for partnering with us to help others in need.

Here are a few of our Highlights!

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Ma Esther’s House is finished and well built

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Life Water dug 2 bore hole wells for us. One for the Civil Compound School. The other one for  Civil Compound Community.What a blessing!

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The Civil Compound Children are so happy for pure water!!  Life Water keep up the good work!

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We were able to fund over 120 elementary and high school students to school, along with  13 University/College Students.

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We had 13 students graduating from Gr. 12 . This is Jeremiah Gaye and James Kollie who live at My Father’s House. Other Gr. 12 grads were Maxwell Browne, Alhaji Kamara, Leon Sawyer, Love Kamara, Chelsean Chea, Beatrice Constance, Stephen Toe, Keekee Bourgar, Ceegar Dyega, Abraham Dyega and Felecia Nyenwan.

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Jallah Tutu graduated with a BSc in Nursing from Mother Patern School of Health Sciences with the highest GPA in the class!!  He was elected Class President each year. The school awarded him with an                  ” Excellence in Leadership Award” Soon after Jallah’s graduation he was given a paid position with the school as their Student Supervisor overseeing their Student Practicum Program in the various clinics and hospitals. Jallah you have done well!

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Daniel Coleman Graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice from the African Methodist Episcopal Zion University.  Another amazing student!

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Peter Johnson graduated with a degree in Agriculture from the University of Liberia.

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Vanson Karteh graduated with a degree in Business and Public Administration from the University of Liberia.

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Faith Hinneh graduated from Nursing School and is now taking her degree at Cuttington University.

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Andrew Wallace Graduated with a Degree in Nursing from the Tubman University in Maryland County.

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We were able to take “10” poor widows from the floor to a bed with quality mattresses and room renovations. Ma Gormah is praising God for remembering her!

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Janjay Dyega and 10 other entrepreneurs started new businesses this year.   Janjay runs a pharmacy in Buchanan. He is a nurse. Provision of Hope is moving more and more towards empowerment rather than hand outs. ” How can we help the Liberian people to make it on their own?”

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We helped “20” families with housing this year. Leona Wleh is one of our single mothers who we assisted this year.

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We helped several refugees come back home to Liberia     This is Lorpu and her daughter.

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Grace, Ellen and Alex just arrived home late December.

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In March 2016 we went to Liberia carrying 9 big cartons of  valuable medicines. We got these through Health Partners International of Canada.

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We are always helping those who are sick, to be able to get their medical treatment.

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We continue to promote MORINGA, known as the miracle tree. Our organic garden projects continue to yield produce.

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Husbandry is growing. More pigs, chickens, goats and sheep than ever this year.

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“Walk a Mile in My Shoes Steinbach”, raised over $ 15,500 for Education towards our $ 55,000 annual Education costs.

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All 4 of Our Children’s Homes were able to get Clothes for Christmas as well as special food to eat. The children are always “so” grateful!!

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Most of all I want to say thank you to all our friends who have donated so generously towards our work in Liberia.  You are the reason we continue to grow.  Because of your help we are able to take in more and more children and see CHILDREN AT RISK BECOME CHILDREN OF CHANGE!  Because of your help we can continue to give RICE TO OUR WIDOWS and TAKE THE SICK to the hospital. 

From our family to yours we wish you a YEAR FILLED WITH LOVE, PEACE AND JOY!!

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God bless you as we step into 2017, expecting GOOD THINGS!! 

Karen Barkman