Cradle of Hope Association (COHA) is a Macau charity launched in 1994 by Christian Missionaries.
COHA manages two residential homes for children and teenagers and has cared for over 300 children during this time.



Currently employs 70 full-time staff members. COHA´s Goal is to provide a loving and secure home for children and teenagers under its care, implementing Christian Values and equipping the residents with the skills and competencies for them to become responsible members of the society.

The Association works in partnership with Macau Social Welfare Department, but also works close to the Health Bureau Services and the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau, in order to improve the Children and Families welfare.

COHA´s objectives are to provide social, educational, cultural assistance and moral support and beneficence. Thus, the Association manages and supervises two residential Homes for children and teenagers that are abandoned, suffering  abuse or neglect and needing protection. 

The Association also assists and supports women at risk providing workshops to help single mothers or families to care for their babies and children.

Also provides counselling and therapy for children and families at risk.

COHA also delivers training for care givers that are working with vulnerable children in Macau, China and other countries in Asia.


Our first goal was to provide children from 10 to 18 years old a running shoe to motivate an active and healthy lifestyle.

Like every child and teenager, the fun part is to go choose their own. So we bought vouchers and gave them during the Chinese New Year.