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In an ongoing effort to bring hope to the community, Hopethiopia held the Sixth Eye surgery clinic Dr. Asrat and his surgical team did an excellent job of bringing the gift of site to many people, some of which were totally blind and had not been able to see for a few years. Many of [...]


Melaku, one of the co-founders and directors of Hopethiopia had the opportunity to visit the many project sites and contacts in Ethiopia. This time he was able to join his wife Selam in Ethiopia as well as spend some time with Pastor Workneh and family of Calgary, Canada.


As part of the support for the education programs in Ethiopia, Hopethiopia has been able to provide awards to the students of the High school (grades 9 and 10) and Preparatory school (grades 11 and 12). Awards are given out to the outstanding students in 2 categories. 1. Awards of academic excellence given out to [...]


In an effort to assist with local transportation of people and goods Hopethiopia is working on plans to help local people set up a small business whereby they can use bicycles with sturdy mounted racks. This concept is very popular in Rwanda and thus we are trying to introduce the same idea in Ethiopia One [...]

Vanessa building

While in Ethiopia on the last mission trip in May and June 2013 the team worked hard on preparing some new garden projects. The team was able to use some of the Hydraform bricks that are built onsite at out brick building facility and then build a Garden next to the water distribution centre as [...]


For a number of years Hopethiopia has been working alongside the local and regional governements to help expand the Harbu Chulule school system. Two years ago school stopped at grade 10 and there was little opportunity for students to progress beyond this level. With lots of effort form many different parties Hopethiopia was able to [...]

K and D

Acum bolte! How do  you ever start to explain  the experience that we have gone through in the past five weeks as we have visited and served the people of the African countries of Ethiopia and Rwanda. Both countries have gone through tremendous hardship and turmoil having to deal with the after effects of  a [...]


While on the mission project in Ethiopia the team spent some time with the Hopethiopia sponsored scout troop in Harbu Chulule. The team had fun hosting the scouts for an afternoon of games and fun, a camp fire with songs along with lots of treats. The scouts then took the team to show them a [...]

Rwanda 8

The last mission team in May and June of 2013 was able to do some significant outreach events in both Ethiopia and Rwanda. The team held a sports camp and day of events for the sponsored families in Harbu Chulule , Ethiopia. Lots of fun was had with the women and children and lots of [...]


Hello to all Hopethiopia supporters and encouragers, Glenda and I are now back in Africa. Glenda landed in Kigali, Rwanda this last Thursday and I arrived back in Addis earlier on today. Summer is in full bloom over here and it was good the feel the sun and heat. I met up with the mission [...]