When you purchase Hope-tions (Hope + Options) onesies,
you are immediately bringing HOPE for a better life and
OPTIONS for transformation to disadvantaged mothers in
onesies for that sweet baby in your life
(great shower gifts, hospital visit presents and or Christmas
International shipping is only $5 - arrives in
7-10 working days
TYPE: White onesies (long or
PRICE: $12.50 online ($10/R85
locally) - Only $5 to ship internationally (arrives
in 7-10 days)
shapes come in many gorgeous fabrics!
Most of the boys on his team were a year (some two
years) younger than their opposition.
The boys finished with a record of 1 win, 1 tie, and
It was a great learning experience for them as they
competed against the big boys.
boys have a "dance off" African style
during their warm-up. This is why we love Africa!!
Karl attended Ubuntu’s annual fundraiser!
Boys only – boxing and dinner.
Such a great way to raise awareness for how soccer and
God can change a kid’s life.
uses soccer to help kids become the leaders and community-transformers
by receiving holistic, long-term mentorship and education
that their communities often do not provide.
Julie sums up this milestone...
Over the hill or on the mountain?
I am now in the fountain.
Joy is here, it's never there.
The grass is green EVERYWHERE!
Our new micro-business just reached the $1,000 mark in
bunting sales! Thanks to everyone who has purchased a Hope-tions
banner and empowered a struggling mother!
In celebration...here is our new birthday "Diamonds
and Beads" bunting design!
out all our cool bunting designs!
Karl was so proud of his soccer team, who took
first place in their league this year!
They finished with a record of 14 wins, 1 tie and 1 loss.
They were awarded medals at the club end of year celebration.
As Karl shook their hand, he realized for many
kids, this was the first time in their life they had won
anything. Their faces were priceless as they walked around
with the medals hanging around their necks.
Three great ways to use bunting to celebrate life!
We loved having a team here from our home church Emmanuel
Pastor Mike and Sharon helped us in so many ways...encouraging
our hearts, caring for our kids, and coming along side
us as we walk through all the exciting things God is doing
Aaron McGee is an AWESOME photographer who
took amazing photos of the Hope-tion products, Karl's
soccer ministry and the beauty of South Africa. We are
so grateful for him!
Ben amazed us with his passion for Africa,
relationships and engaging with community. He is a very
busy business owner who took time to let Africa steal
his heart! So sad to see these guys go!
The team visits the "Hope-tions"
workshop and display room.
Hope-tion (hope +
options) products are sewn by mothers participating in
our Motherhood is Beautiful
(a holistic program that incorporates health, nutrition,
performing arts - with micro-business and spiritual transformation).
The boys couldn’t take their eyes of
Pastor Mike, as he
shared a riveting story about Samuel hearing the voice of
The "baby safe" where abandoned
babies can be safely dropped
(instead of being dumped in a garbage heap or left in a ditch)
Through the generous help of some of our supporters, Karl
returned to the east coast (Virginia Beach) area where
he grew up for his 20 year high school reunion.
We can’t believe we are old enough to have a 20
year high school reunion? We thought this is what happened
to OTHER people
So great to connect with friends and family there!
Salem 20 Year High School Reunion (Class of
Ok...so Julie wasn't really there. She
wishes she was!
Loved seeing many friends!