House of Hope remains a vital ministry to many people who are blind or have special needs. There are no provisions made for children with special needs and they would be otherwise excluded. The goal is to foster in each individual a sense of value as they are cared for, given aid to grow in their abilities, receive an education, learn new life skills and find a place of employment.
Calcutta Mercy Ministries is committed to being the hands, feet and hearts that serve the poor of Calcutta. This can be seen with their investment to develop leadership and their programs of care in the fields of education, community development, nutrition and healthcare.
It is amazing to see the transformation in the lives of each Watoto baby as they are embraced with love and nurturing. Although Benjamin was abandoned at two months old, God has bigger plans for his life. Only one year later Benjamin is a happy, healthy boy who loves to splash in the kiddie pool and play with blocks.
A hot meal is so significant for the children who receive a daily meal prepared at the Gerard- Chapman kitchen in Manila and distributed by volunteers from Cathedral of Praise. For almost two years now, we have been feeding 2,200 children every morning with a hot nutritious meal.