Kombolcha Meserete Kristos CarePoint

Kombolcha Children Hope Development Association (CHDA) CarePoint is located approximately 230 miles north of the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

The CarePoint is situated near a slum, among an impoverished community that lacks access to clean water and sanitation systems, and where living conditions are congested, resulting in vulnerability to sickness and disease. Many within the community work as daily laborers, making less than the equivalent of one dollar a day. Unemployment is particularly high for women.

Despite these challenges, Kombolcha CHDA has the opportunity to impact the community by showing the love of Christ in a tangible way. With the partnership of Candy Tennant Connect Community, the children at Kombolcha CHDA CarePoint have the opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, and emotionally while the Candy Tennant Connect Community also experiences positive transformation!

Visit Kombolcha 1 CarePoint, here.

The HopeChest Team Supporting Kombolcha Meserete Kristos

Milkias (Mickey) Taye Gutema
Country Director

Justin Petrochko
Community Partnership Manager

Candy Tennant
HopeChest Partnership Leader

Empower a Child at Kombolcha Meserete Kristos

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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Story of Impact from Ethiopia

What Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Winning the Nobel Peace Prize Means for Ethiopia, Africa, and the World

Tesfa Tsegaye / October 22, 2019

The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, the Ethiopian Prime Minister. Mr. Abiy was born in Ethiopia in 1976 to a Muslim father and Christian mother. He has several degrees, including a doctorate degree in peace and security issues and a master’s degree in transformational leadership. As a teenager, …

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Fund a Project at Kombolcha Meserete Kristos

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.

Your meaningful gift to fund a project at Kombolcha Meserete Kristos CarePoint 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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