Child Hope International


Child Hope International seeks to provide care for the orphaned and create hope for families in Haiti, through Christian-motivated care, relationships, and training.

Our vision is to provide orphan care that reduces the future demand for orphan care in Haiti.



The ministry of Child Hope International was founded in 2001 by Bill and Susette Manassero. After traveling around the world with “Mr. Bill’s Music Ministry,” and spreading the gospel through music, God began to burden their hearts for the country of Haiti and the deep suffering that they witnessed there. They were moved not only by the spiritual hunger of the Haitian children, but also the intense physical and emotional hunger of so many abandoned orphans. . .

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Boys & Girls Homes

Our boys’ and girls’ homes provide a safe environment for homeless, orphaned, and at-risk children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Each child in . . .


An education in Haiti is a luxury that most cannot afford. There are few public or free schools, and the expense . . .

Future Hope

We know that eventually every child will leave our care.  To achieve our vision to “provide orphan care that reduces the . . .

Family Hope

It is clear that God’s design is for children to be in families.  Most of the children in our care, under . . .

Holistic Health

Our holistic health care includes caring for the immediate health needs for all of our children, plus annual medical checks by . . .

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Sponsor A Child

Child Hope International is honored and grateful that the Lord has entrusted these precious children into our care to raise up . . .

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Visit as a Guest

Are you interested in planning a short-term mission trip to Child Hope International with your church, school, or friend group? It . . .

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Host a Fundraiser

Not everyone feels called or has the time and resources to go to Haiti, but you can still make a difference . . .

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Haiti is an island steeped in spiritual darkness and confusion. From the beginning of its modern history, religious practices of African . . .

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Job Opportunities

We do not have any paid positions available at this time. Please check back at a later time!. . .

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Corporate Matching Gifts

Did you know that many larger companies will match employee donations to non-profit organizations like Child Hope International? Listed below are . . .

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When Helping Hurts, by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert.  Explores common perceptions on poverty and the means to relieve it from a Christian perspective. From Aid to Trade, by Daniel Jean-Louis & Jacqueline Klamer.  Offers practical, achievable solutions to help Haiti and other developing countries grow more viable economies. Poverty, Inc. Documentary that examines the rise of charity as a multi-billion dollar industry. Christian Alliance for Orphans. Organization that unites Christian organizations and churches in orphan care. World Without Orphans. Global movement with a shared vision for orphans becoming sons and daughters.   Our dream is that every child will grow up a safe, stable and nurturing permanent family, and know their Heavenly Father. Faith to Action. Focuses on equipping churches & individuals with tools to support and guide action for orphans and other vulnerable children. Lumos. Helping the millions of children in institutions worldwide regain their right to a family.


We would love to hear from you! We look forward to answering your questions and helping you find out how to bring a child hope!

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Child Hope International – US Office and Mail

  • 1225 Coast Village Rd. Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • 805-845-1946