Cold. Wet. Shivering at night. Constant colds and flu. Kids with sleep deprivation. For Preun, a single mother of three school-aged children, this was simply her reality. With no money to repair her leaking roof and thatched walls, the rainy season in Cambodia was absolutely miserable — and a very serious threat to her, Read More

Birthdays are a great day to remind children how special they are, how much we love them and that they are making the world a better place, simply by being themselves.




When Holt staff member Billie Loewen delivers a uniform to a young girl in Vietnam, she also gets a glimpse of how one small act of kindness can forever change the course of someone’s life. I know how powerful your gifts, as donors, can be because I’ve been blessed to visit families and children who, Read More

Today, on International Women’s Day, you can honor and support women and girls around the world!  Across the globe, women fight every day against gender inequality. A woman in Cambodia fights for an education. A woman in India fights to provide for her family. While a woman in Ethiopia or Thailand or Vietnam fights, Read More

Kick off Cyber Monday a day early with the best deals you’ll find online all day! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite Gifts of Hope — items that bring comfort, warmth, safety and nourishment to orphaned and vulnerable children, and also make perfect gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list. When, Read More

Last year, a Holt supporter purchased a cow as a Gift of Hope for a family in need. They didn’t know where it would go or who would receive it — but it went to the Tran family in Vietnam, and it drastically changed their life. In 2013, the Tran family was in crisis., Read More

For many years, Holt has, with great admiration, witnessed once-struggling mothers in our family strengthening programs achieve amazing accomplishments for the health and well-being of their children. These mothers worked 15-hour days, earning pennies so that their children could eat and attend school. In Thailand, a mother took a job sewing palm tree leaves, Read More

Can you put a price tag on Hope? Can you calculate the worth of something so abstract? The worth of something is, after all, relative — it changes from place to place, person to person, currency to currency. Hope is relative too, and looks different for everyone. By definition, hope is a feeling of expectation, Read More

As kids, our moms would often fret over whether we had eaten enough. Moms took us to the doctor when we were sick. They checked our homework, worried about our education, and also taught us many lessons themselves. Lessons like kindness and how to care for others. This Mother’s Day, salute the person who, Read More

Because There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays This Christmas, what if you could help a child with special needs go home to a loving family? What if you could help a family pay for their adopted child’s medical bills? With Holt’s Special Needs Adoption Fund (SNAF) Gift of Hope…you can! Holt just, Read More