Vocational programs of sewing, farming, welding, and carpentry are teaching and training skills that harness economic development and reduce poverty, and teach self-sufficiency and how to produce an income.
Introducing “Vision Enterprise,” a vocational and business program at African Vision of Hope that exists to exalt Christ, provide jobs, and help create funds for rescuing more children from extreme poverty through access to education. Programs under this umbrella are sewing, small scale farming, welding, and carpentry that are teaching and training skills that harness economic development and reduce poverty.
The Sewing Ministry team purchased two industrial sewing machines to allow for ministry growth. Tabitha, pictured, and the team have sewn more than 700 school uniforms this year.
The carpentry vocational training program is teaching young men and women hands-on job skills. A welding program will be introduced this year.
At the Conservation Farm, acres of corn and 2,500 tomatoes are growing, and 1,500 chickens are being raised. The Farm helps feed and sustain African Vision of Hope students, provides jobs, and creates a sustainable income.
African Vision of Hope is a Christian organization committed to bringing immediate and lasting solutions to children and families living in extreme poverty. We confront the root causes of poverty by providing opportunities to be educated, grow up healthy, develop leadership and economic skills and learn about God’s love.