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Run Of Hope

Event details: · Date – Saturday 24th September · Time – 1pm to 4pm · Location – meet at Sien Lok park just east of Eau Claire on the riverfront (approx. Riverfront Ave and 1st street SW) Calgary · Registration – done onsite at tents on location · Pledge forms if needed – request from [...]

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New Hopethiopia Team members Kiersti and Rilla head off on adventure. Follow their adventure at their blog They will join up with the Hopethiopia team in Rwanda in November and then travel over to work in Ethiopia at the Hopethiopia project sites in January 2012.

Olivier and Children

September 10, 2011 To my dear friends, I have returned to Rwanda to take care of some pressing issues regarding the ministries we are supporting in this nation. Even though we have yet to obtain official International NGO status we feel very connected to several ministries that are doing amazing work with very few resources. [...]


Glenda has just returned to Rwanda and will spend the next 2 weeks reconnecting with the Hopethiopia team members, various ministry contacts, and preparing the way for some of the future mission teams.


This past weekend Hopethiopia entered a team in the CCMS softball tournament. The team played 5 games on Saturday and an immense amount of fun was had by all. Thanks to the leadership of Brant and the participation of all, the event was a great success. While the team was playing, Gerald, Judy, and “the [...]


As the Education team leaves the area of Harbu Chulule, some major initiatives will continue at the Hopethiopia project site of Harbu Chulule.  If the weather hangs in then the water well will be drilled today and a large reforestation initiative will begin.

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Part of the Education team Ethiopia experience will be to learn about the beautiful country of Ethiopia. Some of the sites that they will be seeing will include the “Rock hewn churches of Lalibella and other historic sites that date back more than 1000 years ago


Wow!! Today is truly a great day in the history. We actually made mobile phone contact with Melaku while he was at the north site reforestation and container site.  He was just a shocked as we were. That has never happened before and shows that improvements are being made in Harbu Chulule. The communications tower [...]

High School

The 2011 Canadian Education team has started their project work in SW Ethiopia. Located 100 km SW of the capital city of Addis Ababa, the small rural community of Harbu Chulule is home the the Hopethiopia project lands. The Education team spent their day on site visiting the High school, the elementary school, and interacting [...]

Wayne and the Education team have just arrived in Ethiopioa and will spend the first day acclimatizing to the high altitude of 8000′ as well as get used to the new sites and get over the jetlag. To check out a good overview of the team check out this attached link.