New Shoes for the First Time

New Shoes for the First Time

Fayo and Moti are twin boys born in a Mus!im village in Ethiopia. Securing a spot in our 2-year kindergarten program for the brothers was their mother’s strong desire.  The boys’ father, Abiti, is a farmer, but the land has been dry and unforgiving. It has not...
KIDS!

KIDS!

by Joy Casey Nothing energizes me more than being knee-deep in wiggly, exuberant kids. I can’t always be physically present in our school, Sunday School, and literacy classes, but I vicariously enjoy the children through the pictures and videos our Children’s Director...
Responding to a Great Need: Literacy

Responding to a Great Need: Literacy

You might not know this about Ethiopia… Almost half of the 119,790,000 who live there are under 15   Over 80% live in rural areas w/o modern conveniences like electricity or running water.   AREA COMPARATIVE:   WHO CAN READ Adult males:  59% Adult females: ...
Establish the Work of Our Hands

Establish the Work of Our Hands

ETERNAL GOD, ESTABLISH THE WORK OF OUR HANDS Psalm 90:17 The yardstick used to asses everything we do at NewLife Ethiopia is whether our plans and actions have eternal significance or not.  Humanitarian work is useful for the here and now, but leveraged to bring...
2020 Gift Catalog!

2020 Gift Catalog!

IN-CRED-I-BLE

IN-CRED-I-BLE

by Joy Casey I left Ethiopia a few weeks ago knowing the upcoming months were going to stretch our staff to the limit.  At times I feel like I slink away to my cushy life, leaving the heavy lifting to our Ethiopian staff.  And, in fact, that is an accurate summation. ...