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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 [...]

Extreme Team Rwanda and Ethiopia

Team members were made up of people from 3 countries Left to right: Kathy, Gelebo, Brian, Glenda, Bobby, Andrea, Kelly, Derartu, Olivier Missing – Vince (In Ghana), Mersea and Shife, Ralph (taking picture)


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

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 [...]

Bus arrives

The long dusty road finally arrives in Harbu Chullule where the health care team set up at a remote health care centre for a full week of health care services. The team provided: Dental, medical, nursing, dental hygiene, opthalmic, rapid HIV/Aids testing, and other related services. Everyday that the team would arrive hundreds of patients [...]

Health Care worker in Ethiopia

Dear friends and supporters of Hopethiopia, I thought that it would be a good time to send out an update on what is happening with Hopethiopia as well as send out some prayer requests. As most of you know we had an excellent mission trip to Ethiopia in July and August with the Community mission [...]


From: Ralph and the team Hello to all the partners and encouragers for Hopethiopia, This is a note to let you know that the Community team departs today and will be in Ethiopia on Sunday morning. Please keep us in your prayers as per the prayer request card sent earlier. If all goes well we [...]

Development team working with Ethiopian children

Wayne King and Sisay Abera have just arrived in Ethiopia to work on a few significant projects for Hopethiopia. They will finalize the details for obtaining out iNGO status as well as work on plans for developing the brick making facility, agricultural garden, and the north site reforestation nursery.

Members of HOPEthiopia’s development team

Towards the end of May 2010 a new mission development team, including Wayne King and Sisay Abera will be arriving in Ethiopia to start a number of projects. Developing the initial north tree nursery site will be a priority as well as completeing the iNGO application procedure.