Blogs

We post blogs about the Greater Hope Project here. They can be from various people who are working in unity in different aspects of this project. The links on the titles below will take you to the blogs.

Sometimes in life, events that should elicit great joy and happiness provoke tears too. Not tears of joy, but tears that flow from real pain. It is when the soul feels ambushed, scorched and squeezed by some regret, which springs up right in the middle of a God moment...

Collaborative– involving two or more people working together for a special purpose.

The dictionary says the word collaborative is an adjective, but the Greater Hope Project uses it as a noun. It is people, a place, and a thing...

The blessing we gave to the teachers at the end of the conference. We bless your mind, and proclaim you have the mind of Christ in all your work.You will think on things above and have positive thoughts which reflect His ways...

My alarm either startles me awake, or I get up an hour before it goes off. The determining factor of which way I start my day is complex...

So, how do teacher conferences happen in refugee camps? I’m glad you asked. It is quite a process to be honest. Not just anyone can go into the camps...

The South Sudanese Refugee Teachers’ Conference was a success. There were approximately 35 teachers from four different schools. From my view, there were some standout moments. The first being the training on trauma. These teachers were not aware they have lived through trauma...

On our first day of teacher training an expert on trauma came to talk about PTSD. In a refugee camp such as the one we are in, most of the population has been traumatized, including the teachers. In a classroom with 100 traumatized students there are bound to be behavior issues...

This teachers’ conference had a theme of equipping and empowering, but I think more importantly, it imparted vision and purpose. Living in a refugee camp is like living in limbo. There is no telling when the return to your home will come. It might be a few months, or not in your lifetime...