The Forsaken Children and Onesimus – Changing the Lives of Street Children in Ethiopia

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  Onisemus Means: He Who Was Useless Has Become Useful   Today we had the privilege of going to be Onesimus House here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  This is an incredible multi-pronged ministry that reaches out and transforms the lives of children living on the streets. We met Joe Bridges about seven years ago.  He was just beginning a new …

WIDOWS AND ORPHANS HOME ADAMA, Ethiopia

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    Today our team spent time at the Widows & Orphans Home in Adama. The home is run by a very capable Ethiopian woman, and is home to a group of widows and orphans awaiting adoption. There is a mural painted on the wall of the baby nursery says “But God had a plan to save them all”.     …

HELPING DESTITUTE WIDOWS IN ETHIOPIA

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  Last night our team landed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and we hit the ground running this morning. We loaded up in a van to join some friends who work on the ground here to deliver much needed supplies to a group of widows in a remote village near Adama. These widows are destitute. They don’t have anyone to care …

Jinja Village Clinic

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We also spent some time yesterday with the staff and patients at a clinic in the middle of a remote area outside of Jinja. A little baby named Blessing has been sick with an upper respiratory infection for a while now. His father asked if our team would pray for his son. We gathered around him and asked the Healer …

The Uganda Foster Family Network

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We spent the morning with Irene who, with her husband, leads the Foster Family Network here in Jinja. The FFN is a community support network who collectivelyhave taken in 250 at risk kids into their homes and really embraced them into their families. They work together, they support each other-it’s incredible! It could very well be the best example of …

Our First Day Back in Jinja

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Jinja, Uganda Peaceful, calm, serene–that’s how our first full day on the ground in Jinja began. Our first stop was to spend time with the YWAM Uganda staff and see the terrific impact they are having in lifting up the marginalized people that live around them.   They run a vocational training school, a Bible School & the most amazing …

The New Widows and Orphans Home – Adama, Ethiopia

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Widows and our Team As I write this blog we have just had an official ceremony opening the new Widows and Orphans home in Adama Ethiopia. The new building is stunning!  Two of the five stories have been completed and are now occupied.  I was here in June, and the change is amazing. Widows lined the entry way and greeted …

Living Hope Home – Ethiopia

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At Living Hope Home with Nigerian Bishop Okoye We headed South out of the Capitol of Addis Ababa into the Rift Valley.  Addis is in the mountains and we descended into the low lands. We traveled toward Adama, and two different homes. The first home was the Living Hope Women’s Home, a home for girls in crisis pregnancy. The girls …