Browsing Category 'Mission Trips'


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.


Hopethiopia has a team of young adult Canadian students living in Harbu Chulule. Kiersti, Rilla, david, and Janessa have been able to engage in a number of different opportunities in the community ranging from education, construction, education, and health care. In this unique opportunity, Kiersti and Rilla joined up with an amazing Ethiopian eye surgeon. [...]


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.


One of the unique adventure opportunities that Melanie, Lindsay, and Sarah got to experience was that of hiking into Wenchi crater. A volcanic crater where the hike starts at an altitude of 10,500 feet. The team dropped about 4000 feet down to the hot springs that are found just below Wenchi lake Everyone then took [...]


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 [...]


The Women of the Hopethiopia / Rwanda “Hearts of Hope” team get to spend some time with the youn boys at the House of Hope. These young boys are being cared for in a wonderful way and it was great to meet again with the ministry leader Emmanuel. He has  a great ministry reaching out [...]