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For profiles of more families click on the link in each ministry description. For questions, email JEvans@ordinaryhero.org. All sponsorships are $55/month. 

Endihnew Hope

Located on Entoto Mountain, Endihnew Hope serves many families with medical needs, and children who face starvation and lack access to education. For all profiles visit the Endihnew Hope partner page.

Mikiyas Sahele

Name: Mikiyas Sahele

Story: Mikiyas is 5 years old and in grade KG1. He likes playing soccer and hide and seek, his favorite color is red, and he is enjoying his English class in school this year. Mikiyas lives on Entoto Mountain with his mother, Mekedese, her husband, Musaye, and 6 month old little brother, Belay.

Netsanet Abebe

Name: Netsanet Abebe

Story: Netsanet is 11 years old and in 5th grade. She likes playing hide and seek, enjoys her social studies class in school, and dreams of becoming a doctor when she grows up! Netsanet lives on Entoto Mountain with her mother, Hiwot, father, Abebe, and newest little brother Yisak, who is 1 year old.

Elsabet

Name: Elsabet Bitew

Story: Elsabet is 12 years old and in 5th grade. She likes playing hide and seek and tag and she is enjoying her math and science classes. When she grows up, Elsabet dreams of becoming a sociologist someday. Elsabet lives with her mother, Walta, who is blind, sister, Mulu, and newest baby to the family, Beshate.

Fikue Abraham

Name: Fikrue Abraham

Story: Fikrue is 6 years old and in grade KG2. He likes running and playing soccer, he is enjoying his English class, and hopes to become a doctor some day. Fikrue lives on Entoto Mountain with his mother, Tiruye, father, Abraham, and newest baby Yigerem.

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 partner page.

There are currently no Hand in Hand families waiting for sponsorship. Please consider sponsoring with another ministry.

Korah

A trash dump community located in Addis Ababa, Korah is home to Bethel Holistic Development Center which serves the unique needs of this medically fragile population. For all profiles visit the Korah partner page.

kiruse

Name: Kiruse Alemayhe

Story: Kiruse is 6 years old and in grade 1. He loves going to school and his favorite class is English. He hopes to become a pilot some day! He lives with his mother, Tiruzer, father Alemayhe, and sibling Kalah, 9 years old. To support the family Alemayhe works as a daily laborer, and Tiruzer washes clothes for other families to earn a small income.

Kidist Gezachew

Name: Kidist Gezachew

Story: Kidist is 5 years old and in grade KG1 this year. She loves playing soccer with friends at recess, the color yellow, and her English class, and she dreams of becoming a teacher when she grows up! She lives in Korah with her mom, dad, and two siblings. Her parents work as daily laborers to support the family.

abenezer

Name: Abenezer Eshetu

Story: Abenezer is 6 years old and in grade KG3. He likes playing soccer with friends, is enjoying his Amharic class, and dreams of  becoming a pilot some day! Abenezer lives in Korah with his mother, Etenesh, who supports her son as a single mother, cleaning homes and washing clothes for other families to earn a small income.

Brikayu Menayu

Name: Brikayu Menayu

Story: Brikayu is 12 years old and in 1st grade. She likes playing soccer with friends, her favorite color is green, and she is enjoying her English and Amharic class in school. When she grows up, Brikayu dreams of becoming a doctor to help those in need! She lives in Korah with her mother, Adanech, father, Menayew, and siblings Mebratu, 7 years old, and Melkamu, 3 years old.

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 partner page.

There are currently no Talita Rise Up families waiting for sponsorship. Please consider sponsoring with another ministry.