On May 2 a team of 8 headed out to Awassa, Ethiopia. It was the first “mission” trip for three of the members and everyone was excited to go and “bring hope” to the children and families of Awassa, Ethiopia.

There are many stories to share and this blog post can’t contain them all (it would be really long!!) but I wanted to give you the highlight reel.

To continue reading more details of our trip, head over to www.forsuchasthese.com

 

Project HOPEFUL Awassa May 2014 trip from Charisa Knight on Vimeo.

 

Highlights of of the trip:

Visited FIG families:

Several team members were blessed to visit with their sponsored child in the Family In the Gap program. This is always a very special time for both families.

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Painted the walls and loved on the children at Ajuuja: 

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Visited the Enabling Independence women in Awassa and LOVED seeing their bank books with lots of DEPOSITS in them and eating their food!

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Saw the CLEAN WATER in Aleta Wondo that you funded!:

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Visited the future clean water site in Bona that you just funded:

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Educated on hygiene, malaria, and HIV:

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Handed out God’s word:

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Remember Sitota? You built his house last year!

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Visited the next set of Enabling Independence women that were just funded in Boricha:

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Delivered wheelchairs you purchased for a family!

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Each place we went to, and every family we visited– we prayed with, hugged, kissed, and loved……bringing HOPE into people’s lives. We repeatedly heard the words hope and change because of the love and support that you are funding with your donations!

Thank you for your generous continued support for these families!

Charisa

FIG Awassa Director

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