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ACT Founder’s Story

“When I die, I want to make sure my children will be taken care of and that I will have a proper burial.” When ACT started in 2002, before any treatment for HIV was available, this was the answer Andy and Bev Warren often got when they asked someone dying of HIV/AIDS what they needed…

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Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You

Dear Friends, I started brushing my dog’s teeth this year.  We both enjoy this equally, which means not much.  Today, while I knelt on the bathroom floor struggling to force the toothbrush between the dog’s clenched teeth, I wondered, “Why am I doing this?”  Have I lost my mind?  Is it because I love the dog? …

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Medical Story: Clinic

In January we hosted our first medical team of 2020! A team with members from Boston and Pittsburgh visited Ethiopia ACT to run a clinic providing medical care for project beneficiaries and partnered church communities. The team served for five days in three different communities of Addis Ababa and were able to see more than…

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#EndPovertyDay

What is Ethiopia ACT doing to help end poverty? Healthcare Ethiopia ACT started as – and continues to be – a community healthcare organization focused on caring for the most vulnerable of Addis Ababa. Since our beginning we have put a primary focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and disease education. This means we make sure all…

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Soap to heal a community

When you were a kid, how many times did you hear, “Go wash your hands,”? Did you ever say, “They aren’t dirty,” only to get a lecture on germs?  You probably ended up in the bathroom with hot water, soap and a clean towel, and you probably resented being forced to wash, but I doubt…

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