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Abandoned to Hope


 Chaltu and her new Hope.

One of the mother’s we met was Chaltu, who is pictured here. Chaltu is a 60 year old women who found Alti (which means “Hope”) abandoned by the side of the road about 9 months after her husband died. She took Alti in to her home and is now a part of this program. Hope has given her new life as she raises her among the other mostly younger women.

She told us that before she had “Hope” she literally had very little hope in life. But then, having found her, she also found the Compassion Child Survival Program and has learned about Jesus and come to know him as well. Isn’t it true that we all go from abandonment to hope?

…remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

-Ephesians 2:12-13

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