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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...

Asia Trip Wrap-Up

By Ericka

Nov 30

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We had an amazing time this Fall visiting all of our Children’s Homes in Asia! We traveled to 3 countries, 9 cities, and 5 Children’s Homes in 47 days. Whew! Just in case you missed part of our trip – here’s a full wrap up of our time in Thailand, Burma, and India! Asia Trip Wrap-Up […] Read more...

Hello Asha House!

By Ericka

Nov 11

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After 6 weeks of traveling, we finally made it to our last Children’s Home. We are almost at the end of our trip! Check out this update from Asha House in India! We loved being with these sweet kids and their house parents! ‪ Asha House Welcome 2014 from The Sound of Hope on Vimeo. Read more...

Welcome to Kolkata!

By Ericka

Nov 05

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What a welcome! This is the first thing we saw when we drove up to our Girls Home last week… … and here’s a closer look at the beautiful sign the girls drew for us. Sushila and Priyanka are very talented artists! We were so happy to be back with these sweet girls – even if it […] Read more...

The Asha Mission Boys Home (Video Tour)

By Ericka

Oct 29

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This home has been a DREAM for a long time – but our kids in India weren’t sure if they would ever see it come true. It took several years, and so many of you giving sacrificially to help buy this land, and build this home. We are SO grateful for your generosity!  We wish you […] Read more...

Meet our girls!

By Ericka

Oct 14

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We’ve been dreaming of this day for more than 3 years. On our first trip to Thailand – we began fundraising for this Girls Home. On our second trip, the house had been purchased, but it was under renovation. Since then, 8 little girls have been rescued out of some terrible situations and now call this […] Read more...

Our Thailand Children’s Home is OPEN!

By Ericka

May 09

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Our Thai partners, Banya and Rapee, have been dreaming of this day for almost 30 years. Our American partners The Wards (who live and work in Thailand), have been dreaming of this day for 12 years. Together, we have been dreaming of this day and working towards this day for over 2 years… and now, […] Read more...

Heartbreaking News from India

By Ericka

Dec 22

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This week, we got some heartbreaking news from one of our Children’s Homes in India. Due to insufficient funds, the government is taking away 6 of the children at Asha House and moving them to a government home. Obviously, this is heartbreaking for us and for the staff. Because our homes are small (with less […] Read more...

Our first glimpse of The Promised Land Children’s Home! (video)

By Ericka Jackson

Dec 14

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Those of you who follow our work know that we've been fundraising for The Promised Land Project since this January. You may have also heard the GREAT news that we announced on November 1st - a Children's Home has been purchased and is being prepared to take in kids! Well, last week we got our first glimpse of the new home, and as promised - we're sharing the video with all of you! Read more...

Promised Land Project Update :: We bought a Children’s Home!

By Ericka Jackson

Nov 01

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We've been buzzing with excitement the past few weeks about everything that's been happening at The Sound of Hope. We recently posted an update about how your donations provided the medical care our girls in India needed, and then we shared about the new project we helped start in Swaziland. But we definitely saved the BEST update for last! Read more...