What Does Sponsorship Provide?
Because of the diverse range of needs within our many communities, we aim to assess each community and family and meet their needs accordingly. When you sponsor a child for $55/month, you will help bring their entire family access to resources like:
Nutrition is a priority for us. We know that children cannot function as they should when they are not getting fed properly. Sponsorship ensures that your sponsored child is provided enough food for 3 meals/day, so that they can learn and play.
Access To Medical Care
Because our children live in the poorest areas of Ethiopia, they face many health challenges. Sponsorship gives them access to our separate medical fund, so that children and family members can get treated as needed.
We believe that a relationship with God and learning the truths of the Bible are vital in children becoming all that they can be. When sponsored, children are regularly exposed to the gospel, fellowship, and prayer through our programs.
In order for the next generation to beat the cycle of poverty, they must be educated. Throughout the year we assist our children with the materials they need to be successful in school. In some cases, children are also provided private school opportunities.
Through empowering families and children, we are also strengthening the communities in which they live. Businesses are being started, resources are being poured in, and hope rises throughout the community as they see change.
… And the greatest of these is Love. We have been strategic in partnering with ministries that put priority on loving those within our communities. Through our team visits, through letters from sponsors, and through the opportunity to thrive, we believe the biggest changes come from the love our families and children receive once they are sponsored.
Because of people like you, 675 families are sponsored in Ethiopia
Located on Entoto Mountain, Endihnew Hope serves many families with medical needs, and children who face a lack of food and education. For additional profiles visit the Endihnew Hope sponsorship page.
All sponsorships are $55/month
Name: Yared Asmech
Story: Yared is in kindergarten and hopes to become a doctor one day. He lives with both of his parents, whom are both HIV positive. His father works as a daily laborer to provide an income for the family, but despite his efforts, they still struggle to afford rent and food each month.
Name: Nardos Getachew
Story: Nardos Getachew is 5 years old and has an 8 year old brother named Mikiyas. Nardos’ mother, Selam, works as a domestic house worker and provides for the family. Nardos and Mikiyas have different fathers, but neither father supports or lives with the family. They lack many of their most basic needs, such as food and house rent. Sponsorship ensures that their needs are met on a month-to-month basis.
Name: Fikerte Addisu
Story: Fikerte Addisu is 8 years old and she is in the first grade. She wants to become a doctor when she grows up. She lives with her mother, father, and two little brothers. Her father, Addisu, has physical disabilities and walks using crutches. As a result he does not work. Fikerte’s mother used to make a living washing clothes, but it is now difficult due to having little children to watch. The family lacks daily food and the basic living necessities.
Name: Hailye Tesfaye
Story: Hailye is in kindergarten and his favorite subject is English. When he grows up he wants to be a policeman. Hailye lives with his sister and mother, Mulu, whom is HIV positive. Mulu works as a daily laborer to make an income for the family. Mulu shared that she struggles to pay rent and provide for her family each month.
Talita Rise Up
Located in Yirglam in southern Ethiopia, Talita Rise Up is home to abandoned babies, and serves the needs of this extremely impoverished community. For all profiles visit the Talita Rise Up sponsorship page.
All sponsorships are $55/month
Name: Wondemagegehu Tadele
Story: Wondemagegehu Tadele is 7 years old and is in the first grade. He wants to become a doctor when he grows up and enjoys playing soccer in his free time. Wondemagegehu has three siblings, but two of them live in the countryside with their grandmother due to the family’s poverty. Wondemagegehu has one brother that lives with him and he is 13 years old. Their mother used to work in individual houses cleaning up animal dung but she had to stop due to health issues. She is the one solely supporting the family as their father left a few years ago. Sponsorship ensures that their most basic needs will be met, such as food and housing.
Name: Dagim Deribe
Story: Dagim is 7 years old and he is in the first grade. His father’s name is Deribe and his mother’s name is Maheteme. He has one sister that is one year old. Dagim wants to become an engineer when he grows up and loves playing soccer. His favorite subject is Amharic and he loves to eat enjera with potatoes. Dagim’s father fell from a tree two years ago. As a result, his left hand does not work properly. He used to work as a daily laborer, but ever since the accident he hasn’t been able to. The mother watches after the youngest all day. The family’s biggest need is food and house rent.
Name: Habib Besher
Story: Habib is 5 years old and he lives with his mother and sister. His favorite color is red and his favorite food is a traditional Ethiopian dish called firfir. His mother, Semira, is 30 years old and she is a daily laborer. Her maximum income per day is 20 birr (less than $1). She has 2 children, including Habib and a 6-year old daughter. They are currently living in their neighbor’s kitchen.
A trash dump community located in Addis Ababa, our ministry partner in Korah serves the unique needs of this medically fragile population. For additional profiles visit the Korah sponsorship page.
All sponsorships are $55/month
Name: Abush Fantayneh
Story: Abush lives in the Korah community with his mother, Asnaku. Abush is age 12 and in grade 5, however, he is currently not attending school due to working in a grocery store to help provide for his mother. His mother, Asnaku, is an elderly lady. She has 4 children total, but only Abush currently lives with her. Abush has taken it upon himself to help provide for his mother. Our hope is that Abush can be sponsored which would provide him and his mother with monthly food and allow him to go to school. Thank you for your consideration of sponsorship for Abush. Sponsorship will help change his life and set him on a better course for his future.
Name: Ashenafi Nigussie
Story: Ashenafi Nigussie is 13 years old and is in the 6th grade. His mother, Amarech, works at the local trash dump collecting recyclable materials. Amerech often has bad health, and as a result she is not able to work at the trash dump as often as she’d like. She worries very much about the future of her son. Ashenafi does not know his father, as he left when he was 6 months old. Ashenafi loves to play soccer and hopes to be a doctor when he grows up. The biggest needs of the family are food, rent, and medical support.
Name: Elidana Minalu
Story: Elidana Minalu is 3 years old and lives with her mother, Chekoleach, whom works at the local trash dump collecting recyclable materials while also searching for food. Their livelihoods depend on the dump and what it provides. Elidana’s mother expressed that their biggest need is food.
Name: Fisha Degu
Story: Fisha is in the 7th grade and his dream is to become an engineer. He loves playing soccer and told us that his favorite food is beef. Degu’s father was in a car accident many years ago and as a result uses crutches. Since his father is unable to find work, he spends his time begging while Fisha’s mother works at the local trash dump. They struggle to make enough to provide for the family.
Hand in Hand
Located in Addis Ababa with a focus on the Chirkos community, Hand in Hand serves many children who are in desperate need of educational and nutritional aid. For all profiles visit the Hand in Hand sponsorship page.
All sponsorships are $55/month
Name: Yonas Fetene
Story: Yonas is in the 10th grade and wants to become a tour guide when he grows up. He loves to read and his favorite subjects are history and geography. He is a very bright student and hopes to continue getting a good education. Yonas lives with his mother, Sinknesh, and two siblings. Sinknesh collects trash from other homes to earn an income. Yonas’ father left the family many years ago and does not support them.
Name: Bereket Nigusse
Story: Bereket is 5 years old and in kindergarten. He wants to be a doctor when he grows up and loves to play soccer with his friends. Bereket lives with his mother, Tsega, and 3-year old sister in a very tiny one-room house that they share with five other people. They rent a small part of the room in order to cut down on rent costs. Bereket’s mother relies on begging to provide the basic needs of her children.
Name: Fasica Tsegaye
Story: Fasica is 3 years old and lives with her mother and four siblings. She told us she enjoys playing with her siblings. Fasica’s father left the family two years ago, making their living conditions very difficult. Fasica’s mother, Demek, washes clothes when she gets the chance but often relies on begging to provide for the family.
Name: Sifan Ahmed
Story: Sifan is 3 years old and currently not in school. Her mother, Swedi, shared that Sifan often suffers from seizures which requires her to be home full-time to watch after her. Sifan’s father left the family and does not support them. Sifan and her mother live in a very small space and often go without their basic necessities being met. Sponsorship would provide their basic needs, such as food and house rent.