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Special Hope Network

Org #72116
Vetted since 2020
2008
year founded
$7,080
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Our mission is to bring glory to God by creating a world where kids with intellectual disabilities are valued. We do this by impacting communities so local community services each improve care to children who have special needs through our training. We are located in Lusaka, Zambia, where we have Community Care Centers that train parents in all aspects of parenting a child who has an intellectual disability in a setting with other mothers/caregivers and their children. We train them in academics, communication, motor skills, nutrition and feeding, adaptive skills, and in general advocacy for their child. Children with intellectual disabilities in Zambia don't have many places where t... read more

Project Leaders
Holly Nelson
Holly Nelson
Kaitie Newcomb
Kaitie Newcomb
Dennis Kanyamuna
Dennis Kanyamuna
Lois Phiri
Lois Phiri
Katie Van Dick
Katie Van Dick
Team
Eric R Nelson, Holly H Nelson
Organization Information
PO Box 50543
Bellevue, WA 98015
United States
4252243015
Organization Information
PO Box 50543
Bellevue, WA 98015
United States
4252243015

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jul 23, 2022
Community Outreach Update July 2022
In 2021, our Community Outreach Team began partnering with schools, churches, clinics and other local community sites to host Disability Advocacy Trainings. These trainings educate and empower...
Mar 26, 2022
Community Outreach Update March 2022
Here is a story from one of our recent training sessions: One woman stood up and shared the reason why we reach out to Churches, Schools and Health Clinics. A few years ago she took her son with an...
Feb 11, 2022
Community Outreach Update February 2022
This is a picture of our most recent Disability Advocate Training in Lusaka. We’re proud of these trainees and their commitment to making our community stronger and more inclusive. This training...
 
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