Now I am human

Now I am human

From Greg, our Project HOPEFUL Awassa Director: I’m always amazed at the stories we hear from families in the FIG sponsorship program. One of the things we’ve heard several times which you can never be fully prepared for is “NOW I AM HUMAN.” One story that stays with...
Unexpected

Unexpected

From our Project HOPEFUL Awassa Director-Greg: As we wound down the day we had just a few visits and it was our last day. Throughout the week we saw many needs and we were able to meet many of them but still had funds left; one of our team members was overfunded for...
Hope Dealers (Hope+ Sisterhood Ethiopia)

Hope Dealers (Hope+ Sisterhood Ethiopia)

We walked to a Sister’s house. We hugged her and took the grand tour of her brand new business. We fawned over pictures of the children, perused school report cards in a language foreign to our own and cheered over savings account totals. We smiled into the...
Help us give clean water!

Help us give clean water!

Help us give the gift of clean water! Imagine being a trained medical professional doing all that you can to help patients get healthy and stay healthy only to e thwarted by something that we here take for granted. Clean Water. During the October visit to Awassa we...
Clean Water, The Wait is OVER!!

Clean Water, The Wait is OVER!!

written by Greg, Project HOPEFUL Awassa Director Water. The year was 1965. I had just turned two years old. Charisa wouldn’t be born for another 8 years. After relentless work by Dr. Martin Luther King and others in the Civil Rights movement President Johnson...
Sheep and Suitcases to Ring in 2016

Sheep and Suitcases to Ring in 2016

This is the week that we all trade our dreams of sugar plums for dreams of new and improved selves. Resolutions are slowly forming out of the fog of our wishes and hopes. We determine that our 2016 self will be healthier, kinder and more generous. We hope that with...