Welcome to Traditions & Hope
Many developing countries face daunting challenges if the scourges of poverty, disease, and illiteracy are to be conquered. Progress against poverty is achievable, as the experiences of many countries have shown, but they cannot go it alone. Growth and poverty reduction will come only through an international partnership that turns promises into progress and your pledges into action.
Traditions & Hope
Traditions & Hope is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with headquarters near Chicago, Illinois, that delivers medical, agricultural and educational supplies, infrastructure and training to individuals in developing communities who lack these essentials for sustainable development.
What We Do
A key goal of Traditions & Hope is to help communities in need move past short-term assistance, into becoming self-sufficient. Through long-term, self-help development programs funded by corporate and individual donors, communities around the world can increase their ability to be self-sufficient
Traditions & Hope is focused on creating and maintaining global partnerships and collaborations for developing desperately needed programs of action. These vital programs include the acquisition of supplies; building infrastructure; providing training and using sustainable development strategies.
Traditions & Hope Programs
Traditions and Hope aims to contribute medical equipment and accessories to Health Centers and clinics in underdeveloped areas. These supplies can include: blood pressure cuffs, stethoscopes, thermometers, dressing supplies, and disinfection products.
Often times brilliant children in still developing nations are not given the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Through scholarships and donations of educational materials, Traditions and Hope wants to give students the means to succeed through general education and basic life skills.
Through community-driven efforts, Traditions and Hope works to provide fresh produce to areas in need, whether local or international. We utilize both Community Garden Pots and Greenhouse Facilities to grow a wide variety of produce that is then donated to local food pantries and surrounding communities.
Traditions and Hope works with communities in countries such as Ghana, the Maldives, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and other countries to build stronger and more resilient communities. We want community members to come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems.
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Traditions & Hope News
Projects and Events: Autumn
After recovering from bouts of malaria and dengue fever at the end of the summer season, Traditions and Hope’s staff are as ambitious as ever. We received a very large donation of books fr...Read More
Projects and Events: Summer
Traditions and Hope staff have had a busy season this summer. We picked up our first donated tractor in May. Our board and some of our staff traveled to Ghana. That trip took us through the Central, W...Read More
Projects and Events: Winter
Traditions and Hope staff made a trip to Kwanyako Ghana to meet with several schools needing assistance with building school structures. We also discussed in each group we met with our goals for...Read More