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Ethiopia landscape Sep 2015

Once again we are back in Rwanda and Ethiopia and all is going well. The Hopethiopia Run of Hope just took place this last weekend and it was amazing. Most of you that participated had excellent weather and the turnout was quite astounding. The Run brings awareness to Ethiopia and Rwanda, the projects that Hopethiopia [...]

Nassim, Glenda & Claudine

Going earlier to prepare for the arrival of the 2nd Annual Hearts of Hope Mission Team, I had an opportunity to visit with some of the beautiful women who were established in our vocational school almost a year ago. among those women is Nassim. In mid-February Nassim came down with yet another infection that was [...]

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. [...]

Roof final

Hopethiopia builds a covered extension for the ladies at Tubahumarize, a women’s cooperative and local NGO in Kigali, Rwanda. The expansion will allow for the women to have more work space during the hot sunny days as well as when the rains are falling. A painting project was also done at Tubahumarize to brighten up [...]