Registering our students

A few days ago we had the privilege of getting to know our students and their parents a bit better. We took time with each parent to further explain our school, what we expect from them and what they can expect from us. We then gave them the option of registering for our school. We approached it this way out of a desire to respect these families throughout this whole process of serving them. Just because they are poor doesn’t mean they should be treated as if they are worth less than anyone else!
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While the parents were meeting with some of our staff, we gave the new students an opportunity to color or play with toys in our newly painted multi-purpose room. We had just picked up our order of paper mâché furniture from a local artisan and it was awesome to see these kids enjoying all the bright colors.

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It was a very humbling time for us to hear all of the difficulties that these families have faced over the years and how they have overcome challenge after devastating challenge. They have already proven that they will go to extreme lengths to provide for their children and that their love for them has no end. We hope to share more of their stories in the months ahead. But we at least wanted to share a few of their pictures with you for now.

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We are beyond excited to start the school year and we cannot wait to see what amazing stories of renewal and hope will spring out of their lives!

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By | September 25th, 2016|Images, Stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registering our students

Where do we go from here?

It’s been an exciting time for Fields of Hope in the last month or so. If you haven’t heard, we have received approval on our school project proposal for Yetesfa Mesk International Academy from the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Education. Also, the Ethiopian Federal Charities and Societies Agency has approved and licensed Fields of Hope to work in Ethiopia. It took us 8 months to get this license, but many people spend two years working to get this license! Needless to say, this is a huge relief to us and a big answer to prayer! Thank you to all who have joined us in that.

It was a bit of a surprise for us to learn that there are still more processes to complete before all is said and done. After receiving our license, we found out that we need to make an agreement with the Addis Ababa Finance and Economic Development Bureau. In order to complete this agreement, they want to see 10% of our proposed budget for the next 5 years in the bank. This is a little more than $60,000.

So, you can see that what is in front of us is an even bigger task than all of that paperwork. In addition to the agreement with the finance office, we need to rent a school compound, hire/train teachers and other staff, identify which women and children will be our first batch in the school…and all this before Ruth and I go back to the US in a month to have our baby! It feels like a mountain, but we are excited to climb it!

What this all boils down to is that we are going to need a lot of help from a lot of people to make this happen. One of our most pressing financial needs is the money to rent a compound for the school and to pay salaries. When you rent a place in Ethiopia, you most often pay for one whole year at a time. Rent is around $2,500 per month for the kind of place that we will need for the school. In addition to that, we will need some extra money to fix up the place and make it ready to be a school as well as what we need to pay salaries of the people involved at this stage. All things considered, to get us started, we are looking at around $50,000. Which really only means that the $60,000 is not that far off from what we need to get started anyway! Currently, the Fields of Hope bank account is just about empty, so we definitely have a ways to go!

This is where you come in. It goes without saying that we need financial donations. But, we also need help getting the word out about what we are planning to do in Ethiopia. Please share our story and our plan with as many people as possible. You can email them a link to our websiteyou can share our page on Facebookyou can join The One Dollar Campaign, you can talk to friends and family about what we are doing, etc. The more people that know about the project and get involved, the easier it will be to raise this money. The reality is that we are not able to do this on our own. But, together we can break the cycle of poverty, prostitution and despair. Together we can build a new cycle of Hope, Freedom and Restoration.

Will you join us?

#breakthecycle #buildanewcycle

By | April 14th, 2015|News, Stories|Comments Off on Where do we go from here?

Amst Amet. Five Years.

It seems like just yesterday that we started Fields of Hope and I moved to Ethiopia. Now five years have passed! This last year has been quite the journey, with plenty of ups and downs to go along with it. On a personal note, Ruth and I have enjoyed our time here in the US. We have loved watching the seasons change – especially this spring after the long, cold winter. Seeing all the flowers bloom and the green leaves pop out of trees that looked dead is nothing short of amazing. Seasons come and go and our season in the US is coming to an end.

At the end of August, we are planning to move back to Ethiopia to continue on with the next steps of Fields of Hope. There are a lot of unknowns and a lot of details that still need to be worked out (where we will live, for example). But, we are choosing to trust God that all will work out as it always has in this incredible journey over the last 5 years.

Fields of Hope is also going through a season of change and we are excited to see what will come out of it. As you know, for the past five years we have been partnered with Yenoh Merkeb in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We have loved getting to know them and consider them to be part of our family. However, starting in September of this year, Fields of Hope will entering into a new season. Our two organizations still share one goal and we will continue to encourage and help each other in whatever ways that we can. If you are interested in continuing to support Yenoh Merkeb directly, I am more than happy to put you in contact with them.

Fields of Hope is working on a few new projects to bring hope to women living in the harsh realities of forced prostitution and human trafficking in Ethiopia. This problem is growing ever bigger in Ethiopia with more and more women and children being sucked into the cycle of poverty, prostitution and despair. This is where we step in and plan to bring a new cycle of hope, opportunity and joy.

You have heard us talk for a while about our ideas of opening a farm, a coffee shop and a school. These ideas are really starting to take shape and we are so excited! The more we have developed the ideas, the more we have realized that they form a complete method of helping these individuals start new lives. If our only focus was on the education of children, then their mothers would still be working as prostitutes, the children would still be going home to brothels and red light districts after school and many of them would inevitably start working themselves. If we only focused on providing new jobs for women, then their children would not be received the life changing education that they need to equip them for whatever God brings to their life. If we only focused on providing new jobs for the women and quality education for their children, then those women who are too hurt and abused would have no safe place to go and be restored.

This is why we believe that the vision we have been given of having the farm, coffee shop and school is unique in that it will allow us to create this new cycle. The school will provide an excellent education that will equip each and every child to stand up and be world changers, it will keep them off the streets and out of the brothels, it will preserve their innocence and it will serve as a community hub for things beyond what we can even imagine. The coffee shop will provide fair paying jobs for women that are seeking to escape prostitution, it will instill dignity into their broken lives, it will provide them with much needed job skills, it will allow them to realize that they can do more than sell their bodies and it will ultimately provide them with the resources that they need to start a new life for their family. The farm is the last piece of this puzzle and is incredibly important – it is interesting that this was the first vision that we had for Fields of Hope. The farm will serve as a place of restoration for women who are too hurt to be able to jump right into working in the coffee shop. They can live on the farm and work with their hands, all while receiving counseling and love from the Fields of Hope staff.

It will also be awesome to see how all three of these ventures will work together in other ways. For example, the farm can provide many ingredients necessary for the food at the coffee shop. The coffee shop can provide food for the children at the school. The school can provide a place to train women who will then go on to be pastry chefs or baristas at the coffee shop. The connections are endless and I am sure that we will find many more along the way. We are really looking forward to all of this and cannot wait until school is in session, coffee is being poured and the crops are being harvested. It truly is an exciting time!

We also need people! We need you! There are countless ways that you can get involved in Fields of Hope. If you feel any kind of calling to be a part of this work, please reach out to us – we’d love to start that conversation with you. If you want to donate to our cause, that’d be awesome! If you want to donate your time, that’s great too! We are going to launch a fundraising effort called the “One Dollar Campaign” soon and are looking for people to help us with this! Even just liking on us Facebook and helping spread the word around is a huge help!

If you’re in the Pennsylvania area and are free on July 19th, then please join us for a Fields of Hope Fifth Anniversary Celebration. It will be at Pathway Community Church in York, PA and will be from 5pm-8pm. Find the event on Facebook and RSVP! We’d love to see you there!

By | June 3rd, 2014|Stories|Comments Off on Amst Amet. Five Years.

Providing Real Change

I can’t believe that Fields of Hope has been around for almost 4 years already! So much has happened both in the project and in my life personally. It has been quite the journey, one that I would do all over again if given the option. I have seen the project grow and more women and children being helped than ever before. I have seen success stories as well as stories that haven’t ended so well. There have been plenty of ups and downs, but it has been absolutely worth it. It’s at this point that I feel absolutely confident to take the next steps. We could easily continue going on as we have been, always relying on donations and helping little by little. Or we could take some big steps and really bring about a big change – not to mention becoming a self sufficient project.

There are three main problems that we see facing the women and children of Kirkos: lack of job opportunities, lack of training for jobs and lack of access to quality education. Our plans in the coming years aim to help fix all three of these issues in a comprehensive way. The long and the short of it is that we are planning on opening a school and a coffee shop (with multiple locations of the coffee shop to follow). The school would address the issues of education and training, while the coffee shop would address the job situation.

A brief overview of the vision for the school is that we want to provide the most excellent education possible. It will be a school where anyone – both rich and poor – will want to send their children. We will charge tuition for those who can afford it and provide scholarships for those who could not. The women of Kirkos will be able to send their children here, which will allow the cycle of poverty and prostitution to be broken in this generation. The women will also have access to training both for their jobs as well as for parenting. We will provide after school activities and countless other ways of being part of their lives.

The coffee shop ties right into the school. We will have a location of the coffee shop right in the school compound where we can train the women how to make pastries and other foods. This will serve as the cafeteria for the school and will provide high-quality, highly-nutritious food to all of the students, teachers and other staff. In addition, we will have a retail location of the coffee shop elsewhere in Addis Ababa. We will set the bar high for the coffee shop and aim to provide the best quality foods, coffee and atmosphere. There will be WiFi, comfortable couches to relax on and be with friends, tables and chairs where people can come and get some work done – all with a goal of helping people lift themselves out of poverty. We want to be a community hub, a place where people want to come, a place that becomes known for having the best food and service around.

Both the school and the cafe will help us to accomplish our goals in a huge way. They will provide the tools and the resources necessary to break the sad cycle of life in Kirkos. They will also stand out in the city as places that have a focus of helping those who are in the most desperate of circumstances. Not “helping” them by giving them handouts but, instead, providing real change and real opportunities. The women and children of Kirkos have immense potential, we just need to unlock it and the world will be theirs. I cannot wait to see how these people will shake up the world, what things they will change in Ethiopia, what inventions they will come up with…it’s going to be an exciting journey!

You can probably imagine how big of an undertaking this is. It will take countless volunteers – people who are willing to help in all kinds of ways. It will take time, it will take money and it will take a lot of perseverance. The end result is that we need YOUR help.

Maybe you have some skill in teaching and want to spend a few months or years in Ethiopia – that’d be awesome!

Maybe you know a bit about baking pastries or making coffee or running a restaurant – we need you!

Maybe you want to give some training to mothers who have never felt loved and don’t know how to raise their kids in a loving environment – please join us!

Maybe you have some money that you’d like to give (or loan) to this kind of work – we could use it!

Maybe you have a great idea that can plug into what we are trying to do – share it with us!

Maybe you know some people who would be interested in getting involved in something like this – connect them with us!

By | April 26th, 2013|General, Stories|Comments Off on Providing Real Change

One After Another

The other day I took some friends through Kirkos, the red light district where our project is focused. We walked through on foot during the day time. There were little kids running around laughing and playing. There was a general hustle and bustle of people doing various things. And there were women all over selling their bodies. As we walked further into the neighborhood, a few of them were asking if we wanted their services. Most of them were just surprised to see a few white people walking through that neighborhood.

We came back in a car a few hours later to see how the place changes at night. During the day there is at least some other business going on in that neighborhood, but come nightfall there is little else happening except commercial sex work. Nearly every door has a young girl standing there, waiting for a customer to arrive. The few doorways which didn’t have a girl standing in front had a curtain drawn across the doorway, signalling that she was currently with a customer. There were girls who looked like they had barely hit puberty. Most of the girls couldn’t have been older than early teens.

We saw guys walking all around too, looking at each of the girls – apparently waiting until they saw one that they would be interested in hiring. We pulled the car over and stopped for a while, which gave us the chance to see how this business actually works. Right across the road from us were a few of the houses which these women work out of. These houses are very tiny, barely able to fit a twin sized bed. The women have to pay a lot of money and they have to pay daily. If they don’t, their possessions will be taken by the landlord. Some of the houses have doors – most do not – but they are never closed. These women are available 24 hours a day.

So, there we were, sitting in a car across the street. As we pulled up, we saw two houses – one with a girl standing outside and one with the curtain closed. We waited there for about 10 or 15 minutes. In that time, we saw a girl come out of the house with a closed curtain and go back inside with another man after just a few minutes. The other girl took a customer inside her house. The man came out after a few minutes and she stayed inside to wash up. As soon as she came outside she began joking with her friends and trying to get another customer. It was as if nothing happened, no big deal.

One after another. That’s how these girls live. Getting paid about a dollar per customer. No hope of making a better life for themselves. Many times, the girls don’t even imagine that there could be a better option. They have given up and assume that this is what their life will be like until they die.

I’ve visited this red light district a number of times. I know what they get paid and how much they pay in rent. I’ve memorized the whole awful situation. But none of it prepares me to see it the next time. Every time I see the way they are living or hear their stories, it breaks my heart. What a difficult and hopeless life they live. I can’t even imagine.

It can be easily overwhelming. There are thousands of girls working like this in just this one red light district and there are a number of other areas like this around the city. But the work has to start somewhere, it has to start with someone.

Helping even one lady get out of this life has exponential impact. It means that her daughter won’t need to grow up and sell her body just to survive. It means that her family, through the generations, can contribute a lot to the world. These people have just as much potential as anyone else, each and every one of them could change the world. But, if they are never given that chance, if they continue to be stuck in the sick cycle of this red light district, then we will never know what could have been.

Please consider partnering with us and helping to bring hope to these women. $30 helps us to start getting a woman out of prostitution, $16 helps us to get a child in school. Or, you could give to our coffee shop fund. We are trying to open a coffee shop with which to be able to hire these women and bring real, long lasting change in their lives. If you are interested in giving to the coffee shop fund, please make a note of that on your check or in the Paypal donation.

It is only with your help that we are able to do any of this. Thank you.

By | February 23rd, 2013|General, Stories|Comments Off on One After Another

Easter

According to the last census, nearly 63% of the population in Ethiopia reported to be Christian (this is includes Orthodox, Protestant and the many other various branches of Christianity). Needless to say, this means that Easter is a pretty big deal in Ethiopia. The Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia probably take Easter most seriously. They have spent about two months fasting in order to prepare themselves for the Easter feast. Fasting for Ethiopian Orthodox Christians basically means being a vegan (no meat, no dairy, no animal products of any kind). This is a big thing to give up, considering the tastiest Ethiopian foods are made with a spiced ghee.

By now, most families will be buying onions, chickens, lambs, butter and all the other items required to prepare an Ethiopian feast. Friday will be spent observing Good Friday. Often times there will be church programs in both the Orthodox and Protestant churches here. Saturday will often be spent preparing the Doro Wot – a spicy, slow cooked, onion and chicken sauce. This is the food that nearly all Ethiopians love and are looking forward to eating on Sunday! It takes hours and hours of stirring it while it’s cooking in order to make it taste the best. It truly is a food made with love. Orthodox Christians (and probably some Protestant ones too…) will attend an overnight church service. This ends at 3am, at which point they can break their 2 month fast. Many families will spend the entire day together, just hanging out and eating.

There is definitely a holiday feeling in the air. You can also tell it by the prices of things. Onions, garlic, chickens, cooking oil, butter, etc. are all going up in price this week. Actually, prices are going up all around (not only due to Easter). It is becoming harder and harder for people to be able to afford the basic things. It makes me sad to think about all of the families who cannot afford to buy a chicken and celebrate.

Ruth and I are lucky enough to have two families to go to (her family, and Frew’s family). We get to enjoy two lovely injera feasts. But, more importantly, we are excited to have time with our friends and family. If you’re celebrating Easter this year, happy Easter! And, you should definitely think of replacing that ham and/or lamb with a mix of Ethiopian foods! You won’t be sorry!

By | April 21st, 2012|General, Stories|Comments Off on Easter

Seble

Let me tell you about a sweet, young woman named Seble. At 26 years old, she has already lost her husband and one of her children to HIV. When they passed away, she was sick with lung tuberculosis. The death of her husband and child came as quite a shock, everyone assumed that she would be the one to die. She was in the hospital for two months and while she was there, they also found out that she had breast cancer. The doctors had planned to give her a mastectomy, but when she went for the surgery the tumor was already reducing in size. It ended up miraculously disappearing altogether.

Even still, after Seble got out of the hospital, she didn’t have any hope in her life. She felt all alone and didn’t have any money, her husband had been the only one bringing home an income. So, she started to do small, daily labor type work. But this wasn’t enough to get by, especially with a young son to feed. During this time she found out she is HIV positive. She saw this as yet another problem in her life. She lost all hope and simply wanted to die.

Seble started telling me about the turning point in her life. She said that it was her brother who helped her so much. He is a follower of Jesus and helped to lead her to Christ. She said that, at first, she only came to Christ because she wanted to be buried next to her brother (in Ethiopia, you are buried in different cemeteries depending on your religion). But, after some time, she said that she really started to have faith in Jesus and it helped to give her the strength to press on. Her brother also supported her in many other ways. She said that he was the only one who was helping her through all of these difficult situations.

We have now hired her as a home-based caregiver. She visits the other women that we help, checks how they are doing, provides whatever help she can give them and lets us know if anyone is in trouble. Not only does this provide her with a paying job, but it also helps us to have more contact with all the women that we are helping. With a huge smile on her face, she explained how this job has brought so much joy to her life. She said she always liked to visit and help people, so to do it as a job is like a dream come true. In her own words, she said that she has gone from a help-seeker to a caregiver. You see on her face that her hope for life is growing stronger all the time.

She is also very proud of her son, Kidus. Whenever I asked questions about him she got a big smile on her face. When I asked her what dreams her son has for his life, she said that he wants to be a pilot. Smiling, she said that she wants to see this happen for him. When I asked about what dreams she has for herself, she said that she wants to live a good life and to please God. It was so nice to sit down and talk to Seble. She is so kind and welcoming. She has so much joy that it just radiates from her. And although she has gone through so much hardship herself, she has this strong desire to help others and that’s exactly what she’s doing.

By | December 15th, 2011|General, Stories|Comments Off on Seble

The Gap is Stifling

No, not the clothing store (though that can be stifling too!). I’m talking about the gap between the economic classes here in Ethiopia. You can’t go anywhere here without being faced with it. People driving their fancy cars by mud homes and homeless children. On one side of the road is a nice multi-story shopping complex and on the other side there are people starving. Within 10 minutes walk of each other you can find a nice coffee shop and a red light district. Everywhere you walk, there are people asking for some money or some bread. Everywhere you turn, there is someone that seriously needs help. The gap is stifling.

I have been thinking about this more and more lately. I’m not really sure why. I guess after living here for more than a year I am realizing more and more just how big this gap really is. It is difficult to wrap my mind around. It is overwhelming.

What’s even more difficult to figure out is what to do about it. I have been thinking more and more about the homeless people on the street who beg me for money. I have been realizing how cold I have become towards them. Walking by them without even a glance. I feel awful about it. And I debate with myself about what I should do. On one hand, I think that we are supposed to help everyone in need – even if some of them are faking it or are children employed by someone who takes all their money at the end of the day, or whatever other problem there could be. Shouldn’t I just give to them anyway? On the other hand, I have read so many books and talked to so many people that have said giving out money like this only makes the problem worse in the long run. What should I do? This is a question that I am not sure I will ever have a solid answer for.

The world has tried the system of giving handouts for so long now and the results aren’t that great. The world is still in an awful situation, even though billions of dollars are being thrown at the problem. Obviously we need to rethink the way we are trying to fix the problem of poverty in this world. I am completely behind ideas like micro-lending and social businesses. Instead of just giving handouts, we can use that same money and really help these people get out of poverty. On a global scale, micro-lending and social businesses are making a huge change. I think an important factor is that the people get a sense of pride in what they are doing. They are happy to do work to improve their lives.

Another important distinction between the two is that handouts are demeaning and these new methods are uplifting. The world has often looked upon the poor as lesser than everyone else, and the poor know it. When a handout is given, it only makes this gap between the poor and rich even wider. Imagine how difficult and humbling it must be to beg for money. Poor people are still people, no different from you and me. Why not help them in a way that gives them a sense of pride and helps us all to realize that we really are equal? When someone is given the tools that they need – either a job in a social business or a micro-loan – they are able to pull themselves up by their bootstraps and make a better life for their family. I have been privileged to witness this a few times and it is an incredible thing. What is really so wonderful about this method is that it builds these people up, instead of breaking them down.

Some great books to read on this topic are:
Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty
Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs

By | November 18th, 2011|General, News, Stories|Comments Off on The Gap is Stifling

Piercing Eyes

The other night Ruth and I were walking home. It was late, maybe 9 or 9:30, which means that it’s quite dark. It also means that there are many women standing along the street working as prostitutes. No matter how many times I see this, no matter how many statistics I read and memorize, no matter how many of these women I meet it never gets easier – my heart breaks every time.

But this night was different. We walked right by two girls who were standing and waiting for customers. I call them girls, because that’s what they were. One of them couldn’t have been older than 14. 14 years old. Imagine that. Imagine what that does to that girl. It’s awful. My heart broke. But it was so much harder when I looked into her eyes as we passed. She was frightened and scared. She didn’t even know who she was and yet she had to sell herself to someone else. Her eyes were piercing. They cut right through me. Her eyes screamed for help. For someone to give her a hand and help her out of this mess. I felt as if she was saying to me “Please, please don’t hire me right now. Please, please save me. Please, please I need some help.” All within 2 seconds.

Looking into someone eyes is a powerful thing. This had me pretty distraught for the rest of the night. And it still messes me up when I think about it. I don’t know anything about this girl. I don’t know her name. Where she was born. I don’t know what circumstances led her to sell her body. All I know is that her eyes spoke of so much fear and uncertainty. Here she was being forced into womanhood without even knowing what a childhood is like.

We have got to do something about this problem. It is such a huge problem here in Ethiopia (not to mention around the world) and it is awful. I wish I could put into words just how dire these circumstances are, just how much help is needed. But I can’t, the problem is too big for any words that I know. We need to do something. We need to help these girls. We need to show them love and friendship. We need to help them get out of this mess.

Please consider partnering with us to make a change in this world.

By | October 11th, 2011|Stories|Comments Off on Piercing Eyes

What I Love About Ethiopia

…and what sometimes annoys me to no end here.

Today I was faced with things I love about Ethiopia and things that I can’t stand – all on my way home. Let me start with a bit of explanation. I went to Sendafa (a village about 40km outside of Addis) today with a group from York, PA. Some of them I knew before and some I just met today. They were all very nice and we had a great day in Sendafa. The weather was perfect and I always like getting out of the city. The weather and the countryside of Ethiopia are things that I love about Ethiopia.

After that we came back to Addis sometime in the afternoon and I proceeded to take the public taxis on the way home. I was also carrying a rather large bag of things that my parents sent with the group (thanks guys!). If you have ever ridden in one of the public taxis here, you know that carrying anything can be a problem because they crowd people in so much. The mini-bus taxis are meant to seat about 12 people, but they often cram in nearly 20.

Anyway, I wasn’t too worried, it wasn’t rush hour yet. The first taxi that I got was no problem, took me to my destination just fine. Got out and walked to the next taxi stop and got in that one and we started driving. All seemed fine until they started to stop along the way and keep adding people. They had fit as many people as was possible and were trying to add one more. It was at this point that some guy said (in Amharic) “We could fit one more, if it weren’t for this foreigner”. Some people in the taxi laughed. I just shook my head. He said it because he expected that I wouldn’t understand and wouldn’t do anything about it. Well, I did understand. But, I didn’t do anything about, not worth creating a problem where there doesn’t have to be one.

This whole situation made me a bit frustrated/annoyed. I’ve grown used to standing out here, people making jokes about me, people staring at me and all of the other things that go along with being a foreigner in Ethiopia. But it still bugs me most of the time. This is something that I don’t like about Ethiopia.

Luckily, this story has a good ending. As I got down from that taxi and started walking towards my house, there were some kids who were also walking home since school had just let out. The kids here are great and can always cheer you up. They were all smiling at me. Especially these two little girls called out “hi!” and I looked over and they started laughing. A minute later a young boy came up with a big smile on his face and shook my hand. Right after that, someone tried to sell me a lottery ticket by saying “try it!”. And, as I turned the corner, there was this teenage guy listening and singing along to a Taylor Swift song (I walked by him and heard him sing “you be the prince and I’ll be the princess”. I had no idea who the artist was, so I came home and Google’d it. Ha). That was enough for me to break out into a full on smile. These are all things that I love about Ethiopia.

All of these situations may seem small and inconsequential, but it really made me realize something: no matter how frustrating it can be to live in Ethiopia sometimes, I love it here. I love it because most of the people are really nice and smile a lot. I love it because the weather is great and the countryside is absolutely breathtaking. I love it because the food is awesome. I love it because I think that I was made to live here.

By | October 5th, 2011|General, Stories|Comments Off on What I Love About Ethiopia