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It’s Our 7th Birthday!

By Ericka

May 20

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Happy birthday to us! 7 years ago today The Sound of Hope was incorporated, and we cannot believe how quickly the time has flown by. It’s been such an honor and a joy to help provide rescue, protection, and holistic care to more than 250 children in 4 countries for the past 2,557 days! This has […] Read more...

Congratulations Graduates!

By Ericka

Mar 31

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It’s been a big month at The Sound of Hope as we celebrated some important graduations! Our kids are growing up, and three of them have passed major milestones this March. Last week two of our kids from Burma graduated high school. With many schools burned down or closed in Burma, and very few quality educational opportunities for tribal […] Read more...

World Water Day

By Ericka

Mar 22

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Today is “World Water Day”, and our hearts and minds have turned to Swaziland. This beautiful country is home to 141 children in our care, and right now they are facing their worst drought in history. Technically, Swaziland has been in a drought for around a decade, but 2015 was the worst on record. When we were […] Read more...

The Wall Is Finished!

By Ericka

Dec 17

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We spent the last two weeks of November in Thailand at The Refuge (our home for refugee kids from Burma), and Baan Choo Jai (our Girls’ Home in Northern Thailand). It was so great to be back with the children, and extremely exciting to see that the wall around the Girls’ Home is finally FINISHED! […] Read more...

Your VOTE could help us win THOUSANDS!

By Ericka

Dec 11

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It’s that time of year again… time for the annual PROJECT FOR AWESOME video competition! [CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW!] For those who may have missed it last year – P4A is a video competition started by an AWESOME community on YouTube. On this weekend each year, people take over YouTube with awesome videos about awesome […] Read more...

Give the gift of Christmas to children in need!

By Ericka

Nov 27

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We’re posting from Thailand today, where we’ve had an incredible 2 weeks with our sweet kids here! We can’t wait to share some photos and videos on our blog soon – but after hearing first hand what the children want for Christmas, we wanted to make sure to share this blog ASAP!  We hope you […] Read more...

Education is HOPE!

By Ericka

Oct 06

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Education is HOPE for children in need. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing as much funding as possible for the orphans and vulnerable children in our care. Here in Swaziland, we’ve been able to raise the funds to put every child at our carepoint who needed assistance in school for the past 4 years. Hundreds […] Read more...

Help us feed our kids in Africa!

By Ericka

Oct 02

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At our carepoint in Swaziland, Africa more than 100 orphans and vulnerable children get a healthy, hot meal every day. They typically eat rice, as well as beans, and fresh vegetables when they are available. These meals are vital to the survival of many of these children, and we want to make sure they are […] Read more...

Our Community Garden is thriving!

By Ericka

Sep 30

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Three years ago, this garden in Nsoko, Swaziland was just a dream. Today, almost 50 families have a plot, and hundreds of people in this community are enjoying healthy vegetables in their diet. We’re so thrilled to see how this project is growing! Check out the video below for the full update! Anchor Center Garden […] Read more...

Welcome to Swaziland!

By Ericka

Sep 22

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Welcome to Swaziland! After 2 very long flights to South Africa, a 4 hour shuttle to Swaziland, a 1 hour taxi from Mbabane to Manzini, and a 1.5 hour car ride – we are finally in Nsoko, Swaziland where our carepoint is located. Check out this video for our first glimpse of the carepoint the […] Read more...

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