Abenezer’s Children’s Home

Abenezer’s Children’s Home provides holistic care for orphaned and vulnerable children and brings hope to an impoverished community in the northern part of Ethiopia. Nearly 100 miles north of the capital city, Addis Ababa.

Many of those within the community live in poorly built housing structures, and suffer from inadequate sanitation. Many children in the area are without critical resources such as safe shelter, clothing, food, and access to medical care. Education is at arm’s length for a number of children whose parents are unable to afford a uniform and school supplies.

Yet, despite these hurdles, Abenezer’s Children’s Home is a safe place where children in need can come to receive care, guidance, and community.

With the partnership of New Community Covenant Church, the children at Abenezer CarePoint have the opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, and emotionally while the New Community Covenant Church community also experiences positive transformation!

The HopeChest Team Supporting Abenezer

Milkias (Mickey) Taye Gutema
Country Director

Justin Petrochko
Community Partnership Manager

Justin Bowers
HopeChest Partnership Leader

Empower a Child at Abenezer

Empowering a child is one of the most personal ways that you can make an impact on global poverty. It is more than providing for their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. When you sponsor a child, you build a relationship that shows that child they are valuable, worth loving, and worth investing in.

Your sponsorship is the starting point of a journey that equips vulnerable children, their families, and their communities to create sustainable transformation. When you sponsor a child with HopeChest, you are not just supporting one child — you are helping transform entire communities.

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HopeChest’s approach to alleviating poverty is asset-based, because we believe that in every place on earth there are resources, not only for surviving, but for thriving and succeeding. Local leaders tell us what they do have instead of what they don’t have, and we walk with them to see their vision for their community come to fruition through development projects.

A fundraiser for Abenezer Children’s Home is transformational rather than transactional. It promotes empowerment rather than dependence. Your support for these projects will go a long way as, together, we invest in holistic and sustainable solutions that address the root issues of poverty.

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