Stories of H.O.P.E.

H.O.P.E.'s concept of women empowerment comprising of the four building blocks Educate, Enable, Facilitate and Intervene hepls to ensure longterm and sustainable development of women and their families.  Even more than the facts and figures it is the stories that illustrate the success of this approach. Sr. Noelline Pinto, the founder of H.O.P.E., has thousands of stories to tell. Here are some of our favorites.

 

From Street to University
On a cold rainy evening on the road side was a young mother with four children, three girls and a boy, their ages ranging from 2,5 to 7. I accosted them, they were homeless. more ...
A long road to freedom:
What a shocking surprise met my eyes as I entered the H.O.P.E. Building one morning; sprawled on the floor was a battered and bruised women with a bleeding gash on her forehead. By her side were two equally forlorn and tearful little boys; fear large as life in their eyes. more...
Chaya's Story
My name is Chaya. I am 48 years old and I am a single mother of four daughters. When I first met H.O.P.E., I was desperate. My husband had left me, leaving me without any money. I was a casual worker and my wages were about 400 Rupees per month. more...