Central Busoga Diocese Youth Event

Our Smart Choices partner in Uganda, CASP (Canada Africa Schools Project) is participating a week long event being hosted by the Central Busoga Diocese.

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Beacon of Hope Major Milestone

Beacon of Hope reached a major milestone this week.  Thanks to the initiative and hard work of Janet Okoye, one of our Team Leaders in Richards Bay, South Africa, the Beacon of Hope - KZN board and teams have been awarded a grant through President Bush's PEPFAR AIDS fund. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief - PEPFAR
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2015 Year in Review

Wow! Another whole year has passed and it has been a very good and productive year for Beacon of Hope. It is our pleasure to give you, our valued supporters, an update on the great work being done by our African teams, and the new milestone we just reached this year. 

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2015 Trip Update 3

Week 2 Zimbabwe

Here we are already half way through our trip. Time flies when you are having fun. After arriving in Bulawayo on Saturday at about noon, we have packed in quite a bit of activity.

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2015 Africa Trip Update 1 from Glynn

We finally arrived in Ndola Zambia at about 6:00pm on Saturday night after about 34 hours of travel from leaving LAX.

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2015 Africa Trip Update 1 from Sue

We arrived safely on Saturday 9/12 in Ndola, Zambia after traveling (30+ hours) on Saturday night.

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Summer 15 Africa Trip

This Summer's trip is only a few days away. Our team of four is departing on September 10 and returning October 4. We will be in three African countries and have a number of objectives. Here is more information, a simple itinerary, and ways you can be praying for us. Please follow this blog to stay up to date on all our trip happenings. Thank you to all who continue to support us in so many ways.

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URGENT NEWS: Pastor Kenny Fabamifobee

On Wednesday morning this week the first email that caught my eye as I scanned through my inbox had the subject line of “tragic news.” I would rather have not received this one. The two short sentences were:

“I regret to have to bear this tragic news, but it appears that Pastor Kenny has been killed in a shooting incident at his home last night. The details are a little vague at the moment, but according to his wife it seemed to be an armed robbery.”

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Where are you going this summer?

Have you ever thought of going to Africa? Hear from several people just like you who took a leap of faith and who's lives were changed forever.

To inquire about going to Africa, Contact Us.

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Wheels for Derrick

Many times in the past we have had requests from our African Partners for financial assistance with expenses that are not directly related to the Beacon of Hope mission.  When this happens I normally send out a request to our supporter email list to see if any of you are inclined to want to help to relieve their financial burden. In the past we have raised funds for Zodwa’s cataract surgery, for travel and funeral expenses when Thulani’s sister passed away, for school registration fees for Derrick’s son, and several others.

Derrick is a long time Campus Crusade (CRU) missionary and has also been working with us since 2007.  He is one of our seventeen team leaders and coordinator or area director for the six teams in Richards Bay.  Here is Derrick’s appeal in the Beacon of Hope supporters in his own words:

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