Transitioning donors to support family-based care

Most children in orphanages globally have living parents or relatives unable to care for them due to a lack of financial resources and social support. A new movement

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The Orphan Myth: Keeping Families Together

This documentary from PBS’s To the Contrary shows explores the trend away from orphanages and toward family reunification. It’s exciting to see how this is working in Ethiopia

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Help a child in Ethiopia go to school

Our friend, pastor Mekbib Desta in Ethiopia is looking for help to send 12 children from the neediest families in his community to the elementary school. Would you consider sponsoring

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Bono: Entrepreneurial capitalism takes more people out of poverty than aid

It’s been 10 months since Abby and I were in Ethiopia. We’re still maintaining many of the friendships we started and providing support. Since then our family has undergone

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Hope for orphans in Ethiopia

While Abby and I were in Ethiopia we met orphans and street children who have nobody to love to care for them. We also met children who are

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Meeting the kids at Resurrection Orphanage Center of Nekemte, Ethiopia

We visited Resurrection Orphanage & Center of Nekemte (ROCN). They care for orphaned and abandoned children to meet their basic needs and offer a loving Christian home environment.

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Traveling to Nekemte on what locals call worst road in Ethiopia

Abby and I went to Nekemte, Ethiopia to visit the Resurrection Orphanage Center of Nekemte (ROCN). The road Addis Ababa to Nekemte is rough. It’s unlike any road

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Caring for vulnerable children and orphans in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The first person to greet us when we got off the plane in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia was Pastor Mekebib Desta and his wife, Tigist Tesfaye. Thank you to

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Visit to Embracing Hope Ethiopia serving poor, children and orphans

Abby and I visited Embracing Hope Ethiopia that was founded by Jerry and Christy Shannon. Their focus is the poor, children, and orphans who live in a section

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Rich In Knowledge Academy children singing in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Pastor Mekebib Desta, Brian Carroll and Rahel Tamirat. Abby and I visited Rich in Knowledge Academy in Addis Ababa. It’s an excellent school where 40 students from ages

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