Orphans of Teso

“Children’s HopeChest exists to glorify God by releasing the potential of orphaned and vulnerable children and their communities through partnerships that cultivate holistic transformation and sustainability.” That’s our mission, and “holistic...

Kim Rushing is the owner of Noodle Zoo in Ankeny!  The minute she heard about the work being done in Uganda through Children’s HopeChest she wanted to be a part of...

I started sponsoring through Children’s HopeChest five years ago. I started sponsoring  because the idea of actually traveling to meet “my kid” was very appealing.  The first summer after I signed...

This year, my friend, Lindsay, and I signed our daughters up for something called Wild Explorers Club. It’s a program that provides weekly assignments, and as kids progress through it, they...

Over the past 6 years, our generous sponsors have brought hope, health,  education and SMILES to over 600 children through a $38 a month sponsorship! Each time we visit the CarePoints...

Written by Jamie Wingert   Why in the heck would people live here, and once they leave why would they come back? That was the question I pondered on my first...

We have been working with Children’s HopeChest since June of 2011 and we are thrilled with the progress we see in the kid’s lives and their villages.   We truly have...

When you sign up to sponsor a child with Children’s HopeChest, there are two primary things you’re asked to do: pay the monthly sponsorship fee, and write to your child. I’ll...

I miss them a lot. I’ve gone through the pictures numerous times. Watched the videos over and over. And really, I’ve got those kids on the backgrounds of my phone, in...

This was my second time to visit Uganda. The first trip I took was in July of 2014.  I started building relationships with these people, so I couldn’t wait to get...