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Leap Forward

When it comes to fighting global poverty, it often seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day. That’s why this leap year, HOPE is challenging our supporters to take advantage of the extra 24 hours to dream big: what might happen if we donated that one day’s salary to help those living in poverty Leap Forward?

Clients like Christine are using small amounts of money to take huge steps forward. With an initial loan of $60, Christine purchased a single roll of fabric, and she invested subsequent loans in expanding her selection of fabrics, diversifying into men’s clothing, and purchasing a new sewing machine. With her profits, Christine pays her children’s school feels and her family’s health care costs. She also generously tithes to her church and provides clothes to those in need.

Your extra day can make a difference for people like Christine. Visit leapfwd.us to calculate what your leap day is worth and donate that amount to help even more entrepreneurs in Congo take a Leap Forward.



As Christ’s followers responding to His great love, HOPE International seeks physical, social, spiritual, and personal restoration in places of brokenness. Through Christ-centered economic development, we empower men and women to strengthen their families, build their businesses, and unleash their dreams.

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