Once again excitement builds as we are getting closer to the 2012 Run of Hope. This will be the second year for this international run to help raise funds for some of our many projects in Ethiopia and Rwanda. For pledge forms please download from this link Run Of Hope 2012 Pledge form
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 [...]
Wayne King and the construction team have returned home after spending some intense time building childrens home #2. They were very successful in their efforts and the following pictures chronicle some of the process in building this home.
Wayne King leads a new construction team to Ethiopia to build childrens homes 2 and 3. Home number 1 is almost complete and one of the finishing touches is our first toilet. Lots of concrete work is needed and we are very grateful that the price of materials has decreased in Ethiopia
Hopethiopia was honored to be invited to tour the new AU facility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Now more than 5 times the size of the previous AU meeting centre, the new conference hall will be able to host 2,550 delegates. Ralph, Zerihun, and Shiferaw tour all the new buildings and facilities. The huge main hall [...]
The team was able to get an appreciation for the new orphaned children’s homes that are being built. The homes for the children and seniors will be built in clusters of 7 homes. Carrie also got the opportunity to plant her own tree on the north land that will grow for many years to come.
Some of the women after completing their mission joined Ralph over in Ethiopia to get an overview of the Hopethiopia projects. The women tour various sites seeing the effects of deforestation on the land. Many seedlings are being planted at the Hopethiopia south reforestation site. 8 species of trees are being grown and there are [...]