Medical Story: Clinic

We saw a middle-aged woman who was blind.  She was sitting alone clutching her collapsible white tipped cane.  Occasionally her head would turn slightly in response to noises from babies crying or children playing.  She sat patiently…..quite…..alone. Our hearts sank wondering about her circumstances. After a while, an elderly woman crippled from severe deforming arthritis…

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More than uniforms

While education in Ethiopia is technically free, it unfortunately comes with a large price tag in many other ways, and one that many of our beneficiaries are unable to pay. Ethiopia ACT steps in to provide parents and families with basic school necessities: enrollment fees, books, supplies, and school uniforms. Most often support for education…

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Kolole: A Year in the Life

Kolole was one of the four families we followed in 2018. Throughout the year, we gathered updates on her and her family. Take a look into a year in the life of Kolole! April 2018: As the hardworking supporter of her family, Kolole grew up providing for her family through casual labor work. She met…

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Medical Story: Clinic

Ethiopia ACT hosted its most recent volunteer run medical clinic in June. A group of medical students from an organization called Medical Campus Outreach visited our project from June 3rd – 7th to host a five day medical clinic in six different communities of Addis Ababa! This amazing team was comprised of two medical doctors,…

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Shitu: A Year in the Life

Shitu was one of the four families we followed in 2018. Throughout the year, we gathered updates on her and her family. Take a look into a year in the life of Shitu! April 2018: As a hardworking mother of three and wife, Shitu learned of Ethiopia ACT during a U.S. medical trip’s outreach in…

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