The Value Exchange

The Needs We Meet



Literacy Program The Wayuu people have limited education, most are illiterate and few have hopes of finding a job. Bread of Hope has partnered with the Renacer en Cristo church to build a community center where we invite the Wayuu people to come and receive life skill training. This includes all the practical skills needed for everyday like […]



Bringing The Gospel to the Wayuu people is challenging in many ways, but language barriers stand as our greatest hurdle. To help overcome the language gap, Bread of Hope has partnered with Faith Comes By Hearing to provide the Wayuu people with access to The Gospel in their native tongue. We do this with a device called […]



Approximately 85% of the Wayuu people live in poverty. Bread of Hope empowers local Churches to restore their value by meeting physical needs like food, water, shelter and wellness. We provide food by distributing meals throughout Wayuu communities. Because the Wayuu live in areas that are overrun with trash, they have no access to clean drinking […]

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Our Stories

Pastor Jose’s Story


Pastor Jose Cera was born July 13th 1977 in Maracaibo, Venezuela. He graduated from an extension of the Venezuelan Baptist Seminary, located in Zulia.  He started his ministry when he was 27 years old as a pastor of Renacer en Cristo Baptist Church in 2003. He is also the National Director of Bread of Hope […]


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Mark’s Story


I’m Mark Kreikemeier and I live in Alpharetta, Georgia with my wife and three children. In 2009, I reluctantly went on a mission trip to Venezuela with eight folks from our church, First Baptist Church Alpharetta. One evening our mission was to deliver food to the people of Maracaibo. The local church member picked which […]

News and Events

2015 Summer Mission Trips

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  2015 SUMMER MISSION TRIPS Exchanging hopelessness for personal value in Jesus Christ Are you or your family looking to grow deeper in your relationship with God?  If so, we would love for you to join us on a mission trip with Bread of Hope next summer. For the past 5 years, we’ve had families and individuals come […]

Exploratory trip


Exploratory trip- La Guajira, Colombia La Guajira, a desert land known by its inhabitants as the “Wayuu Nation” is a land without borders.  There is no Colombian Guajira or Venezuelan Guajira it is all one nation. This summer our local staff members in Maracaibo went on an exploratory trip to Colombia to meet with other […]

Extending our reach

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One of our goals this year as a ministry is to extend our reach to the Colombian Goajira (Wayuu territory in Colombia) where we are partnering with native-local churches empowering them with resources and training to reach their Wayuu communities. From July 23rd to the 26th our local team in Maracaibo will be traveling to […]

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