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Bryn Mawr Ludington Library
Oct 6, 2013
By: ssmith

Impressive Ludington Library in Brwn Mawr, Pennsylvania was the setting for Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority’s monthly meeting On Thursday evening, September 26, 2013. Sarah Anne Smith, Hope for Change International’s South Asia Director, was the featured guest  speaker at the Zeta Chapter of Professional Educators who emphasized “World Understanding” as the theme for the gathering. […]

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Dealing With Death
Apr 16, 2013
By: pgrimsland

Today we got the news that the mother of one of our college students passed away.  She had been sick for a while with leukemia, she was only 40 years old.  Our student, Vanessa is the oldest of 3 children.  Being the oldest here brings a lot of responsibility.  I haven’t been able to see […]

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Give Her A Chance
Apr 11, 2013
By: pgrimsland

This week, many hours have been spent interviewing potential elementary and high school students for the sponsorship program.  The  room has been filled with parents, students and brothers and sisters.  With so many in need here it’s hard to decide who should qualify.  During the interviews I observed a 12 year old who will be […]

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Do You Believe In Miracles?
Mar 24, 2013
By: pgrimsland

Well this is my first day in Manila and it’s already been quite an adventure.  I arrived last night around 9:45PM.  The flight was on time, the service was good (I recommend Korean Air!)….no problems. After breezing through immigration and getting my bags I took my iphone out to text my dear friend Paul Ariaga […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Newsletter
Nov 18, 2012
By: pgrimsland

Wow!  It’s November already!! As Thanksgiving Day approaches, all of us at Hope For Change International want to give thanks for all of you who have given your support and encouragement to us in our efforts to help erradicate the effects of poverty in the lives of those we are reaching out to.  Without your […]

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New Well On Nagaland Campus
Jun 17, 2012
By: ssmith

Have you ever woken up in the morning, gone to the sink, turned on the faucet fully expecting water to flow and been disappointed? For most of us in the USA and other developed nations flowing water from a faucet is a “given.” Not so in many regions of the world. Friends in Nagaland and […]

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