We aim to empower communities through humanitarian support of individuals and groups, mainly youth and youth populations, where our parent company, World Wide Trekking (WWTrek) travels. As an organization that takes people trekking around the globe, WWTrek responds to a felt social obligation to give back to local communities that struggle with basic human needs. Our mission revolves around creating relationships with local people, establishing trust, patiently discovering their needs, and offering our support.
A Letter from HOP's Founder, Dean Cardinale
I want to personally thank you for visiting our website. When Human Outreach Project was established in 2006, I could never have imagined what it would grow to become. From a simple wish to help people and communities in the areas we visit on our treks, HOP has grown into an international phenomenon. In the previous few years we have experienced unprecedented growth, launched new programs, and are working to expand and strengthen our existing ones. The overwhelming support of the donors has enabled us to help these special communities throughout the world.
It’s hard to express in words the feeling I have when I think of the trust and support we have from our generous donors. There is no greater fulfillment than the experience of connecting, of caring, of giving back to others – in all the areas we travel, we are privileged to be able to do so. Throughout this year, I have often thought about where HOP started, where we have been, and what we have become. None of it would have been possible without our donors, to whom I express my deepest gratitude.