Projects and Adventures

An authentic cultural experience… We are pulling together all the parts to make our Nicaragua trips truly reflect the concept of “meaningful travel”.  We have identified and made preliminary arrangements with several projects and partners, including: The Hope Project / The Hope Academy: Providing educational access to street kids The Hope Project / Well Water […] Read More

I Am Willing

Unto the Lord… I knew that living in Nicaragua for nine months would change me, but I didn’t realize how deeply that change was rooted until about two weeks ago.  Even though I enjoyed self-employment and kept bread on the table for most of my career (excepting our personal econom-aggedon of 2008-2010) I really struggled re-starting […] Read More

Volunteer Opportunity – Marketing and Design

Go For Hope International is looking for a marketing and graphics design whiz who can help us with a couple of urgent projects.  We are specifically looking for help creating collateral for our church partners, to include: -Invitation/Touch Cards -An “About” brochure -A “trip” brochure These are the immediate project needs, but there will be […] Read More

Another Year or a NEW Year?

I stand on the front step of our home and sweep my eyes along the road from left to right.  It is nearly midnight, but the darkness is punctured by the bonfires that litter the street.  It sounds like a war zone: The staccato popping of firecrackers interrupt the hissing flames as youngsters scream and […] Read More

New Partner Announcement

Juan Carlito’s eight-year old body pulses with excitement.  The books laid out before him cause his eyes to jump chaotically from the table to his teacher to me and back.  His child-sized hands paw at the covers, as if they might suddenly vanish if he doesn’t touch each one in time.  Limited to checking out […] Read More

T’was the week before Christmas – A Poem

T’was the week before Christmas, and all through my home Chaos infringed on peace and shalom. The orders were placed, Amazon soon would ship here Hopes for new clothing, RC cars, craft beers.   The presents are hidden in the closet with care that these gifts, though unequal, my three kids will find fair. Open […] Read More

A New Ministry is Born

We are excited to announce the birth of a new ministry. Go For Hope International is founded on the hope of personal, spiritual and physical transformation through service to the body of Christ, as promised in Ephesians 4. We are hustling to build our website and get everything up and running. In the meantime, please […] Read More