We are building a foundation for the future. 


Economic Development

The businesses at Villages of Hope generate 60% of the operating budget needed for the Village and School.  The businesses have also allowed us to impact the community, creating over 130 jobs in an area where only 15% of the population are on a payroll.  For everyone who does get a regular paycheck, there are 6-8 beneficiaries.  People have food, school fees are paid, seeds can be bought for crops, children have a place to live, and much more.  We have impacted over 1000 individuals through job creation.  

   Another benefit is that we now have training locations for the youth in the Village as well as for some of the students at School of Hope. They are able to learn about food services in the restaurant, agricultural work, animal husbandry, construction, plumbing, woodworking, driving, and more.

Our businesses include a restaurant, the largest truck stop in the country, large equipment rental, farm market, mini-mart, and tailoring services.


The Need

The care of children involves long-term commitment.  The daily needs of children for food, clothing, housing, medical care, and education continue even when donors cease giving.  The work and ministry here cannot be solely dependent upon the economic situation in the West.  Therefore, a focus has been on economic development that will help sustain our call and ministry to the "least of these." 

Economic Sustainability


We Have 6 Unique Businesses

Restaurant, Truck Stop, Farm Market, Large Equipment Rental, Mini-Mart, Tailoring Services.


We Have Funding Diversification

Profits help cover Village expenses


We Employ Over 140 Employees

For every 1 person that works, 6-8 people are provided for, resulting in over 1,000+ people benefiting from jobs we have created.

We Serve Over 250,000 Meals Served A Year.

Farm production allows us to provide food for our village, students, employees and customers.

Learn About Our Model.

Our village is just one of our points of focus, learn about the rest of our model.

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Quality Education

Education is the backbone of growth and opens doors to a wide range of future possibilities.

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Total Health

Access to healthcare and quality nutritious food is essential to the growth of our children.

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Our Village

Love And Security Is The Foundation For Healing And Growth.