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 the spiritual hunger of the Haitian children, but also the intense physical and emotional hunger of so many abandoned orphans... Continue Reading >
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. However, it was not always so. In the 1700s, Haiti was known as the “Pearl of the Antilles” and became one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean. Late in the 18th century, the slaves rebelled, gained control over the island and declared its independence. Unfortunately, they could not sustain the wealth of the nation and today, with 80% of its population living in abject poverty, Haiti is plagued with political violence, government corruption, eroded farmland and the continual affects of disease and starvation... Continue Reading >
At Child Hope, good stewardship is central to our planning and decision making. We know from personal experience that every resource entrusted to us can transform real children’s lives.
As part of our stewardship, we optimize resources and carefully monitor and review programs and costs, use donations and grants for their intended purposes, and look for ways to leverage funds for maximum impact. Please click here to read more about our financial principles .