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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. [...]


Teams from Ethiopia and Rwanda visited the south site nursery to see the progress

High school

In July and August 2011, Wayne King,one of the Hopethiopia co-founders will lead an Education team to Ethiopia. They will be involved in a variety of Education teaching and outreach events as well as orphan care and community building projects.

Hot spring in Volcanic crater

Hopethiopia will soon be sending the Extreme team to the project site in Ethiopia. The team will continue the efforts of Hopethiopia to build relationships with the local community as well as to do a number of “firsts” with youth. They will hike into a Volcanic Crater at 10,500 feet and camp overnight at the [...]


A Rwanda mission team is about to leave Canada to continue the current project work in Rwanda. Glenda and Ralph, two of the co-founders of Hopethiopia will be joined by a Canadian mission team to work with street youth and adults, assist the “Home of Hope”, and to continue with the completion of the international [...]

Softball Champions

Hopethiopia will be involved in hosting and playing in a Softball Tournament on June 3rd 2011 to June 5th 2011 in Calgary Alberta Canada. For more information check out the link

New construction at North Site Project

Kids in Ethiopia

Hello again, friends and family of HOPEthiopia! Having spoke with the team last night, I am please to inform you that they are alive and well, and having a blast!  Thus far, they have reforested several plots of land, conducted a workshop at a local high school (with more than 100 participants!), and painted several [...]

Shiffay with orphanes

Hello friends and family of HOPEthiopia! Jennifer Kohlhammer (formerly Jennifer Dubienski) here…Ralph & Glenda’s oldest daughter. I am writing to inform you of the most recent adventures of the HOPEthiopia team, as internet is apparently hard to come by where they are. After arriving safe and sound in Ethiopia this past weekend, the team of [...]

Building the North Fence for HOPEthiopia

Volunteers came out to help Wayne and Sisay build the fence at the new north site.  Thank you volunteers for your continued support!