Hope for life

gives vulnerable women faith,
hope and perspective for the future

Safe place to recover

learn and develop yourself as an individual

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HOPE FOR LIFE foundation

There is much suffering and hopelessness in Latvia, especially among the teenagers and young women. Many of them have (had) a difficult home situation and there is a threat of becoming homeless, ending up in prostitution and / or becoming addicted.

The mission of the Hope for Life Foundation (CERĪBA DZĪVEI in Latvian) is to give vulnerable women faith and hope for the future so that their future has perspective and to help them develop themselves as individuals.

Our desire is to provide a safe place for teenage girls and young women. A place of encouragement and security where there is place and time to recover. A temporary home where they can discover that life is worth living and where they learn and experience how they can further shape their lives.


Regularly a place to stay for a period is offered in the living situation of the founder of Hope for Life to teenagers and young women who need a time out.

In 2015, the founder of Hope for Life completed a training as a foster parent in Latvia. As a result, the age limit for care has been lowered and several foster daughters have been cared for since December 2015.

Other activities also take place in the home, such as mentor conversations, pastoral care, English lessons, cooking lessons and lessons in hygiene and budgeting.

In the house, Christian values and norms are used and from our Christian vision we want to pass on God’s love to everyone who comes and stays in the house.

hope for life Nynke Zaal

Nynke Zaal
Founder Hope for Life

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future I will be found by you,” declares the LORD, “and will bring you back from captivity. ” (Jeremiah 29:11, 14)

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Hope for Life Foundation

Hope for Life Foundation will depend and remain largely on gifts.
If you would like to support the foundation personally or through your company, we would appreciate it if you let us know via the form below.


Banking details:

Account name:
Nodibinājums “CERĪBA DZĪVEI”,
Reg.No. 40008217030
Account number: LV88UNLA0050021578275
Bank: SEB bank

ANBI status

ANBI For Dutch taxpayers it is possible to make a
tax-deductible donation, see the info on the
Dutch page!

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the L ORD , “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future I will be found by you,” declares the L ORD , “and will bring you back from captivity. ”
(Jeremiah 29:11, 14)

Mission of Hope Latvia

From 13th to 21th of August, about 100 people from various countries went to Karsava for an outreach. Karsava is 7 kilometres from the Russian border and has about 1900 inhabitants. Together with friends I shared a flat, only 700 metres away from the border and...

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Because of my health problems (a bad cold) for five weeks, June has been a rather quiet month. Most people are still cautious, because, well, C-19 …Didn't expect it, but after feeling finally good for a week: yes, I also tested positive for the virus. How nice that...

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After not seeing each other for more than six years, Inese came to visit together with her Dutch boyfriend. It was a special reunion and also very moving. Inese wanted to thank me for all the support and love she received from me during the years I lived in Smiltene....

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together we can do so much.”
( Heleen Keller )


Contact details

Foundation Hope for Life

Nynke Zaal


Contact gegevens

Stichting Hope for Life-CERĪBA DZĪVEI
registratienummer Letland 40008217030.

Post adres:
Viestura aleja 2a
Ogres novads

Telefoonnummer: *37127573686
Email: nynke@hope-for-life.info

Contact details

Foundation Hope for Life-CERĪBA DZĪVEI
registration number Letland 40008217030.

Mailing address:
Viestura aleja 2a
Ogres novads

Phone number: *37127573686
Email: nynke@hope-for-life.info


Nodibinājumam CERĪBA DZĪVEI
reģistrācijas numurs Latvija 40008217030.

Pasta adrese:
Viestura aleja 2a
Ogres novads

Tālruņa numurs: * 37127573686
E-pasts: nynke@hope-for-life.info