NEWS & UPDATES

The ImpactHope blog features news, updates, interviews, videos and images of where we are, what we’re doing, and how we’re making an impact. (And how you can too!)

ImpactHope is Charity of the Year 2022!

The Brilliant Minded Women Foundation has awarded ImpactHope as the Charity of the Year 2022 for our work in Kenya and our passion for helping and empowering communities to break the cycle of poverty. To be named Charity of the Year is a testament to that hard work and the successes achieved by our staff, volunteers, supporters, and partners worldwide.

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Give gifts of hope this Christmas!

Gift HOPE in this season of giving!

We all look forward to Christmas – the weather, the festive air, the beautiful decorations, and the gifts! The holidays are the season of giving: giving love and giving thanks. The holidays are also about faith, showing appreciation, and helping those in need. Here are some ideas for Christmas gifts that make an impact!

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Let’s Get to Know Evelyne, Student of The Year Nominee

ImpactHope has nominated Evelyne to receive the Student of the Year Award at the annual Brilliant Minded Women Gala. ImpactHope’s Director of Development, Hannah Campbell, was privileged to chat with Evelyne and learn more about this exceptional young woman receiving the award!

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BRING HOPE TO A BROKEN COUNTRY: CUBA

‘We want freedom; we want life; we want to live, and we don’t want to [just] survive.’” – These are words spoken by a 17-year-old in Cuba.
ImpactHope supports two national couples living in Cuba. They are committed to reaching and serving their people, seeking to share the love of God with children, families..

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August 2022 Newsletter

We want to take a moment to thank you for giving the gift of HOPE! Through your generosity and prayers, hope continues to be given to so many people in need. We are SO excited to share our summer NEWSLETTER FOR 2022! We’ve highlighted stories of inspiration, stories of blessings, and stories of lives you have made an impact on!

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CASA COMPASIVA: HOLDING EVERY MAMA’S HANDS WITH COMPASSION

Seventeen-year-old Nahua is in labor and accidentally relieves herself while in her hospital bed. Though it smells bad, and she is humiliated, she is not allowed to have another gown, nor her bedsheet changed. She labors on in shame in a room full of fifteen people. Presently she is moved to the delivery room, where the chief doctor comes in laughing, does a massive episiotomy…

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AN OPEN LETTER FROM CUBA

“I was struck this time in Cuba.

It was like I was hit so hard; that I could not stop weeping. I was moved to great tears. Tears of humility that I was standing in the presence of saints as I realized how little I have suffered compared to them and how much greater I have complained. Tears flowed from hearing the personal stories of the hardship, tears of sadness, sorrow, and utter grief of the suffering of people – the despair of a nation…”

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EMPOWERING LITTLE ONES WITH BIG DREAMS IN HAITI

“Bonjour! M’rele Jean. I am three years old. I live in Fort Jacques, Haiti. You have made a big difference in my life! I want to thank you for helping me to go to school. I do not have anything to play with at my little house, so I run to school every morning because I want to play with the toys there. I feel loved by my teacher, and she’s taught me how to hold a pencil…

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PART 2: EMPOWERING FEMALE FARMERS WITH KEDHAP

In 2018, KEDHAP launched a Microfinance and Food security program targeting women groups and did a pilot program in partnership with our development partners. KEDHAP has been focusing on gender-responsive budgeting and financial management, including maximized agricultural productivity…

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PART 1: EMPOWERING FEMALE FARMERS WITH KEDHAP

Ella wiped her brow as she gathered some firewood in the sweltering heat. Her two most time-consuming activities included fetching water and firewood. Widespread deforestation had made these tasks more burdensome and prevented Ella from devoting more time to their more productive and income-generating tasks…

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Sponsor a Student

SPONSOR A STUDENT, EMPOWER A CHILD TODAY!

Empty classrooms, empty desks,…and an empty little heart. Little Emma peered out her window and sighed. Her little heart was breaking because it had been so long since she saw her friends. Going to school meant more than just learning to read…

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Impact Report 2021

2021 Executive Director Report “Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done.” (1 Chronicles 16:8)

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#GivingTuesday

What Is #GivingTuesday? GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday is a time to celebrate

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25 Days of Giving

Click Here to Download the Gifts of Hope 2021 Catalogue. Giving Gifts of Hope this Holiday Season! Every year, as we step into the season

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Healthcare Aid Day 2021

What Is ‘Healthcare Aide Day’?It is a day devoted to healthcare workers and assistants in appreciation for their relentless help and selfless service to the

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June 2021 Recap

We Welcome Our New Partners: Alejandro & Kathryn Ortiz On July 15, 2021, Alejandro and Kathryn Ortiz and their 4 children will return to Cubulco

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2020 IMPACT Report

MVC entered into 2020 with hopes of continued growth, impact, and renewal. And then, the COVID-19 crisis began … As with many charities across Canada,

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SOH January 2021 Update

Shelter of Hope – Education (Kenya & Nairobi) After a year-long pause on education in Kenya in 2020, Shelter of Hope Academy’s doors have opened

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December 2020 Updates

December 2020 Updates If you would like to give a Gift of Life this Christmas / Make a Year-End Donation, Click Here!   “Dear Friends,

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November 2020 Updates

NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATES Hlalisile’s Chicken Project – Swaziland In Swaziland, Hlalisile runs a Place of Safety which was funded monthly by small donations. Aside from

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Fall 2020 Newsletter

 Download The 2020 Fall Newsletter (With The 2020 Gifts of Life Catalogue) Covid-19 has had a huge impact on the world’s poor. With many

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August COVID-19 Newsletter

Message from MVC’s Director Brad Wilson  Eight months ago, none of us could have imagined anything like COVID-19! Many people have been impacted financially, mentally,

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The Hour

“THE HOUR” (formerly called “Happy Hour”) THURSDAY JUNE 25th  7 PM EDT JOIN US FOR OUR PRE-SUMMER SESSION SEVERAL MISSIONARIES FROM DIFFERENT LOCATIONS WILL BE

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May 2020 Updates

MAY 2020 UPDATES Peru, Puerto Maldonado, Peru – Scott and Tracy For many weeks now the Blackburn’s and Tat’s Kids have been taking food to

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COVID19 Emergency Relief

A Personal Message from the Director     ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Palma Soriano, Cuba   Jorge & Sandra are our Missionary Reps from Palma Soriano and

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HAPPY HOUR Session #1

HAPPY HOUR Session #1: Juan Pablo & Carolina Do you want to be more connected with the Missionaries you have been supporting? Or do you

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April 2020 Updates

MISSIONARY UPDATES DURING COVID:19   Juan Pablo & Carolina Noriega – Nebaj, Guatemala – Juan Pablo and Carolina’s family are doing well and are staying

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March 2020 Updates

Empowered Women, Empower Women! – Nebaj, Guatemala –     In 2014, MVC committed to building a hospital to provide quality healthcare to this remote

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Winter 2020 Newsletter

WINTER 2020 NEWSLETTER Our hearts are filled with inexpressible joy in what God has been doing. We are humbled by your generous partnership in 2019

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February 2020 Updates

January Team Report from Palma Soriano – Palma Soriano, Cuba – In our January update, we mentioned that a team would be going to serve

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January 2020 Updates

Grand Opening of Tat’s Place: January 30, 2020! – Puerto Maldonado, Peru – The grand opening of Tat’s Place (also known as Alegre Sonido de

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December 2019 Updates

Our Dessert Social & Fundraiser for 2019 Was a Success, Thanks to you! On November 22nd & 23rd, we had two separate Dessert Social &

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November 2019 Updates

Stories Of Faith & Struggle:  Migrant Workers In Ontario Dear Partners in Ministry; “It is a privilege to share some of the things that have

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July 2019 Updates

Well-Well-Well We are continuing to bring awareness towards the Maasai Community in Kenya. Not only do the Maasai walk 45 minutes to get water but

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June 2019 Updates

We Want YOU To Be More Involved!   MVC is excited to announce that we are changing our donor software! Please be patient with us

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May 2019 Updates (Part 2)

JUSTICE FOR ANTONIO: RECENT UPDATE We’ve received an update about Antonio, a Christian man who was falsely accused and imprisoned in 2013. Appeals were submitted

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May 2019 Updates

NEBAJ, GUATEMALA – APRIL 2019 TEAM A team of 26 went to Nebaj, Guatemala with hopes of working on the hospital more and to partake

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April 2019 Updates

HAITI 2019 TRIP The Haiti team was all set to help Pastor Cadet in Fort Jacques but due to the riots and uprisings of both

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March 2019 Updates

Thank you for your on-going support and prayers! Here are some updates on what God has been doing through MVC! NEBAJ, GUATEMALA The February team

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2018 Christmas Newsletter

“Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete

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Nebaj Fundraiser

Since 2017 we have partnered with a wonderful company called Calstone Inc to support the building of the hospital in Nebaj. This project is about

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New Website!

We are happy to have our new website up and running! We are slowly adding all the information you need, and we greatly appreciate your

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