Browsing Month 'May, 2012'


It is with great joy that Hopethiopia has been able to launch the “Widow Sponsorship” program in Harbu Chulule, Ethiopia. Our first family has 5 children ranging in age from 1 year old to 13 years old. They are a wonderful family but facing a very desperate situation. We will be providing them with monthly [...]

Athletes for Hope – May 2012 Play hard; pray hard; praise hard; love hard After touring several genocide memorials and getting grounded in Rwanda, Athletes for Hope arrived in Gisenyi to work alongside Frère Gabriel Lauzon at Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle. The plan was to lend strong arms and backs to a work project that needes [...]


Today the students from Harbu Chulule were able to tour Addis Ababa sites and businesses. Hopethiopia hosted students on the second annual tour of important sites in Addis The students had a great time as we visited important sites very significant to the Ethiopia history The students had an excellent visit at the Commercial Bank [...]


We returned to HC for a few days of intensive work. A number of projects needed attention such as: Reinforcing the support for the new water tower Building a shelving system for the storage containers. Over time we have been gathering an extensive supply of building equipment and materials, this helps us to organize and [...]


After spending a number of days working at the project site in Harbu Chulule the USA team had to return home. The remaining team continued with meetings in  the Addis Ababa area as well as working back in Harbu Chulule. First we visited the Genesis farms in Debre Zeit. This is a large farm cooperative [...]


The Vision team has been in Ethiopia for a few days and lots has been accomplished in regards to planning out some of the next steps for the Hopethiopia Project. Our team consisting of 4 Canadians, 3 from the USA, and 3 from Ethiopia spent most of the time at our different project sites in [...]