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May 2019 Newsletter

17 May 2019

Last month around 1 billion people in nearly 192 countries participated in environmental activities to celebrate Earth Day. While we’ve seen incredible achievements in environmental conservation, education and activism, there...

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Rain and the Model Farm

10 May 2019

two people overlook an empty concrete cistern while rain clouds loom in the distance

Nicaragua is especially vulnerable to climate change due to its geographic position. Since the 1960s, Nicaragua’s mean annual temperature has increased about half a degree (F) each decade...

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April 2019 Newsletter

30 April 2019

When you hear from JustHope, you usually hear about Nicaragua. Most JustHope news addresses the work we do on-the-ground in our Nicaraguan partner communities and how those communities...

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New Chapel Replaces Sanctuary of Sticks and Tarps

29 April 2019

Concrete and cinder-block building under construction with a few workers and a pile of dirt in front

Thanks to perseverance, prayer and a partnership between JustHope and the Northeast Ohio-based Hands United in Hope & Love, a joint ministry of St. John of the Cross and St...

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Impact at OSU-Tulsa

22 April 2019

OSU-Tulsa student Rachel Millea in a staged photograph. She is holding a skateboard on a street in downtown Tulsa.

OSU-Tulsa student Rachel Millea confesses she didn’t know much about the rest of the world before this semester. “My education on international volunteerism was very limited.” But in just a...

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March 2019 Newsletter

31 March 2019

Microcredit recipients fill out paperwork in this image from a video about the microcredit program. Text over the image reads

What good could a few hundred dollars do? If you were to ask this question of a small business owner in the United States, the answer would probably...

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February 2019 Newsletter

13 February 2019

When Glenin Beatriz Martinez Mungia from the Boca de Cantaro sector in Chacraseca, Nicaragua, began to study at her local university, it was a financial strain on her...

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Back in Nicaragua

23 January 2019

When JustHope Founder Leslie Penrose and her husband Steve stepped off the plane in Managua, Nicaragua, a few weeks ago, they didn’t know what to expect. Granted, they...

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