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. The Union has spread across 16 low-income countries and has helped so many individuals and families, by issuing almost 2.7 million loans.
HOPE gets into the areas where poverty is stifling opportunities and dreams of the residents.With this goal in mind, HOPE comes up or launches programs or partners with other existing enterprises. Their network comprises of credit and savings associations and micro finance institutions all through Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Asia. There are so many Christian based facilities that are working with HOPE and supporting them with prayers, money, technical facilities and learning processes.
Jeff Rutt founded HOPE International and is currently the chairman of board of directors. The chairman of the board since the entity was created is still Jeff Rutt. His vision for this international ministry is particularly microenterprise growth, revolves around the Gospel. Mr. Rutt believes that his team has the great task of creating empowerment to poor people throughout the world and providing them with empowerment opportunities.
The global entity works by sharing the hope of Christ because they provide the biblical readings as well as savings and loans services that help in bringing back the lost dignity a breaks the cycles of poverty. With the varied services provided by this institution, both men and women become equipped with skills that are God given so as to take care of the needs of their families and meet the commitments of the church and community. 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 this organization have to repay loans with a certain interest as their investments remain in local financial institutions, to inspire the local economies and allow for more loan distribution.
The goal of HOPE is to ensure that the lives of the people are transformed all round. Besides providing loans and saving opportunities, this organization deals with training and discipleship of people about the word of God.Even though HOPE International is a Christian entity, it works across all people no matter their marital status, race, gender, sexual orientation, and race.