Shone Yehiwot Berhan CarePoint
Shone CarePoint is located in the southern region of Ethiopia, approximately 170 miles from the capital city, Addis Ababa.
Shone CarePoint is operated by Yehiwot Berhan Church, a local church that serves the community through intervention and development that focuses on impoverished families. Vulnerable children in the area often do not have the opportunity to attend school, and both daily meals and access to medical care are hard to come by. A number of families among the Shone community are small-scale farmers, utterly dependent on the weather and the amount of rainfall each year. This common practice in rural Ethiopia often leads the family unit to live “hand-to-mouth.”
Despite these hurdles, there is hope. Shone CarePoint operates as a drop-in center, a safe place where children can come for care and support. With the partnership of Wesley and Allison Hart Connect Community, the children at Shone CarePoint have the opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, and emotionally while the Wesley and Allison Hart Connect Community also experiences positive transformation!
The HopeChest Team Supporting Shone Yehiwot Berhan
Milkias (Mickey) Taye Gutema
Community Partnership Manager
Wesley and Allison Hart
HopeChest Partnership Leader
Empower a Child at Shone Yehiwot Berhan
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.
Story of Impact from Ethiopia
This Woman is Liberating Women and Families from Domestic Violence in Ethiopia
Dana Owens / March 8, 2020
Happy International Women’s Day! This year we are highlighting Ayni, who leads I Care for the Nation CarePoint in Ethiopia. Ayni has fiercely followed the calling that God placed on her heart to liberate women and families from domestic violence, despite facing incredible amounts of opposition.
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