Browsing Month 'November, 2012'

Sidissie and family

Our local Hopethiopia team spent the day working in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. First we had a meeting with President Girma, which is always a very special occasion. He lives and works out of the palace that is in the heart of the city. He had just received an honorary doctorate and [...]

New reforestation land

Update 1 from Ethiopia I am now back in Ethiopia and we are into full summer mode – hot and super dry with not a cloud in the sky. I arrived early Sunday morning and had an excellent day with our national Hopethiopia team. Went to church in the morning and then visited a few [...]

Cowboy Oct 2012

We are just about to release the 2013 Fundraiser calendar. This calendar will feature the artwork of renowned Canadian artist Paul Van Ginkel as he transforms portraits of local Ethiopian people from the project area in Harbu Chulule, Ethiopia into beautiful watercolour paintings. An article in the Calgary Herald newspaper outlines some details about this incredible artwork. [...]