Our Cooperating Teacher, Martha, shares her reflections on three years in the Special Hope Network community! ...

Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and hosted by International Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia To view all photos from the Night to Shine, click here! An artistic narrative based on the 2020 Night to Shine in Lusaka, Zambia.  Warm but excited, Mercy and I were on a bus headed to the Night to Shine! My daughter, Mercy, was wearing her new dress that had been gifted by a community member and delivered by our Community Care Center manager. I still couldn’t believe...

U.S. and Zambia Special Hope Board Members We had an incredible board visit in September! A few of our board members even extended their trip to stay with us longer, which was a huge encouragement to our staff. During the visit, SHN board members toured all 5 Community Care Centers (CCCs), the Resource Center, and the Therapy Center. They participated in Circle Time, and observed the therapy and educational sessions that the CCC staff led. Ben Menenberg, SHN Board Chair, remarked,...

Thank you to everyone who opened your homes, hearts, and communities to create space for Holly Nelson as she visited with family, friends, and partners in the northeast! Below is a recap of her trip, and a few of the encouraging moments that it held. "I had a terrific time in the US, visiting long-time donors and friends, while also getting to spend every day with my family. The dates of my trip were chosen so that my mother and...

"Mercy is an outstanding mother. I saw Zewelanji when she first came to the center, she was so thin, and I was scared for her life, but Mercy was determined to provide her daughter with the care she needed. All we [SHN Staff] needed to do was support her, train her, and provide her with access to the proper feeding resources." Mirriam, SHN Social Worker Meet Mercy, Amake* Zewelanji.  Zewelanji is 2 years old and began attending our Garden Community Care...