Posted by Derek Lippincott on Oct 1, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Coming as a refugee to Iowa from her homeland torn apart by civil war, Rebecca faced many barriers. No relatives, no job, not even the ability to speak or read English. Rebecca turned to the HOPE Initiative, and now has a job, a driver's license, is learning to read and write English, and she knows her kids can have the future she always hoped for.


“I wanted my kids to go to school to understand they can have a good future like American people.”