Strategic Partners

partners-1In order to accomplish the work God has called us to do, we have networked with many people and organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Here is a list of information about our Strategic Partners that are available on the web. We recommend any of these organizations, however, Blessman Ministries is not responsible for any of the content on the sites linked below.
partners-7 Reaching a Generation is an organization for the purpose of effecting and changing the lives and destinies of the children of South Africa with the good news of hope through Jesus Christ.
partners-4 One Hope (formerly known as Book of Hope) is an international child evangelism ministry that distributes the Book of Hope to youth and children around the world. The Book of Hope publication combines the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John to tell the life story of Jesus Christ.
partners-9 Shikwaru Lodge, the Place of Peace, is a full-service game lodge in South Africa’s Limpopo province. All profits from Shikwaru benefit the children in South Africa who have been orphaned by the AIDS pandemic. It also serves as a base for Reaching a Generation, One Hope, and Blessman Ministries.
Dwell Earth Dwell Earth delivers innovative building solutions utilizing advanced earth construction technologies, appropriate design, project management and local resources to help transform lives and communities throughout the world.
partners-2 Meals from the Heartland is a large food-packaging event that assembles meals made by Kids Against Hunger. The event takes place annually in Des Moines, Iowa.
partners10 Des Moines University Global Health and University of Limpopo have agreed to a medical student exchange program that allows  the students to work in clinical rotations. All have reported an excellent clinical experience and were permitted to examine and treat patients with diseases they would rarely see in the U.S. We expect this program to grow over the next three years and include medical and surgical residents in these rotations.
partners-3 Abōd series homes provide a wide range of new options for lowest-cost, low-income starter homes and inspiring community design in areas that presently are squatter’s camps or informal settlements.
partners11 Churches – Blessman Ministries works with many different Christian churches from various denominations throughout the U.S. If your church is interested in finding out ways you can begin partnering with our ministry, please contact us.
 AMF-Women's-Legacy-For-Web  

America’s Family Coaches is the cornerstone of our women’s ministry in South Africa. Through “A Woman’s Legacy” necklace, women are taught stories to match charms on a beautiful necklace to tell their children or children they care for. Each story is Biblically based and is used to further instill moral character and godly lifestyle.

 SF Samaritan’s Feet touches the lives of men, women, and children across the United States and around the world in an effort to help the nearly 300 million people who go without shoes each day. Over four million impoverished children and adults in more than 60 nations being served by having their feet washed, receiving a new pair of shoes, and hearing a message of hope.
 Rotary-Clubs Rotary International in more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, you’ll find members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. Rotary clubs in the central Iowa area, as well as in South Africa have joined with us to work toward feeding orphans and vulnerable children, provide clean water, and support local economy.
 Kum&Go  

 

Kum & Go an Iowa based convenience store that is now the 5th largest private owned convenience store in the United States.

 ISU  

Iowa State University colleges in Textiles and ClothingAgriculture and Life Sciences and Veterinary Medicine are partnering with us to begin new international internships for students to work with us in South Africa in conjunction with University of Limpopo.

 Hyvee  

 

Hy-Vee Grocery Stores employee owned and operated large midwest food stores has donated funds to drill well’s in South Africa.

 Growing-Hope  

Growing Hope Foundation a nonprofit land management foundation founded to preserve a land legacy while growing hope for the future. Growing Hope has partnered with us to sustainably build our agriculture micro-enterprise to help feed children, teach farming, and create jobs.

DSM-Menace  

Des Moines Menace  Des Moines, IA premier soccer team plays in the Premier Development League (PDL) and support by many donations of soccer gently used uniforms, shoes, and equipment for soccer teams and children in South Africa.

 Convoy-of-Hope  

 

Convoy of Hope is a nonprofit organization that provides disaster relief, supply lines to poor and disaster-stricken worldwide. Free groceries are distributed, job and health fairs are organized and activities for children are provided.