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Commercial Projects

A fish hatchery primarily consisting of Tilapia (Cherry Fish) is used within the PUD or flash frozen for sale locally. Tilapia is a favorite fish of the Ghanaian people.  They are easy to raise and provide a great source of protein and other nutrients. An adjacent commercial bakery provides fresh baked breads to the PUD as well […]

Construction Projects

Proven construction technology and expertise has already been made available to us to build affordable, highest quality (R-50), “hurricane proof” cement homes, schools, offices or other buildings throughout Ghana.  In addition to providing young people the opportunity to learn the business and work within the industry, ability to use and learn carpentry skills is a […]

Enviromental Projects

CHI has access to affordable technology to replenish and reclaim over forestation and abandoned land thereby establishing a professionally managed, teak farm which will replenish the natural indigenous trees to the forest. This reforestation prevents valuable topsoil erosion. The favorable oxygenation generated by teak trees actually is measurable and provides valuable “ Ozone credits” which […]

About Us

CHI is strongly committed to effecting the positive change needed within any areas we serve through preservation of local cultures, the worth of the individual person and strengthening of the family unit. This goal can only be accomplished by providing support and empowerment one day and one person at a time. We believe that people […]

The Founders

Jan Porubsky and her husband John Porubsky co-founded Children’s Hope International, Inc. in 2002.​ Jan Porubsky ​ Prior to assuming her current position as president of CHI, Jan raised funds and established an orphanage in a remote village in Ghana, West Africa. In September of 2002, she subsequently completed an on-site needs assessment which resulted […]


Our Mission​ Children’s Hope International, Inc. is a non-profit, non-governmental 501(c)3 international organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for marginalized women and children throughout Africa. We strive to strengthen families by providing food, clothing, housing, medical supplies, educational training, vocational training and sustainable enterprises. Our goal is to help women and children become self […]