ATTACHMENT TO IRS FORM 1023

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					                                 GIVE ME HOPE, INC.
                                   EIN: 90-0838103


PART IV – NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION

        Give Me Hope, Inc., is formed to provide shelter, healthcare, education,
community based support, and hope to orphans and other underprivileged and at risk
children and their extended families in Africa, and to promote the Christian faith by
demonstrating the love of Christ through service and by providing Christian education
and spiritual support to the children and extended families served by the corporation’s
charitable programs. In furtherance of such purposes this corporation shall:

                        (i)     Provide financial support and volunteer services to
orphanages, orphan day care centers and other organizations operated by or in partnership
with African nationals that serve orphans and other underprivileged and at risk children
and their extended families in Africa, in particular organizations that seek to reunite
children with their relatives or that otherwise provide support to extended family
members to assist them in caring for orphaned children;

                       (ii)   Provide financial support and volunteer services to
organizations that provide education and job skills training to orphans and other
underprivileged and at risk children and their extended families in Africa with a view to
breaking the cycle of poverty in these families;

                      (iii) Establish and/or provide funding to community based
organizations and programs that provide healthcare and healthcare education for the
benefit of orphans and other underprivileged and at risk children in Africa and their
extended families;

                       (iv)   Promote the Christian faith by providing, or supporting the
provision of, Christian education and spiritual support to the children and families served
by the corporation’s charitable programs;

                        (v)    Promote the Christian faith by demonstrating the love of
Christ through service by facilitating and organizing short term missions teams to provide
volunteer services at the request of the organizations and programs in Africa supported
by the corporation; and,

                      (vi)    Conduct such other activities and programs as will advance
the above stated purposes of this corporation.

Give Me Hope, Inc. has identified the following three Christian organizations operating
in Africa that it desires to support provided these organizations enter into grant
agreements with Give Me Hope, Inc., on terms acceptable to Give Me Hope, Inc.:
Nipe Tumaini Ministries in Kenya. Nipe Tumaini Ministries is a registered Self-
Help Group/Project with the Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Development
of the Republic of Kenya. Nipe Tumaini Ministries is establishing a home for
children orphaned in the recent political violence in Kenya and operating
programs to provide support to extended family members so that they can care for
these children. One of its principal purposes is to reunite children with their
relatives when possible and to equip their families with the tools they need to be
self-sustainable. Nipe Tumaini Ministries is operated by Kenyan nationals.
www.nipetumaini.org.

AFnetAid, a division of AFnet, Inc., which operates orphan day care centers in
South Africa and in Zambia. AFnet, Inc., is a Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt
organization. www.afnet.org.

Hekima Place, a Section 510(c)(3) tax exempt organization that operates a home
for girls orphaned by AIDS/HIV in Kenya. www.hekimaplace.org




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