Surgeons in Ethiopia removed a huge tumor from a young boy. The boys father wished to express his thanks: I was waiting my son’s death with deep sorrow, but now he is as healthy as he was before. I would like to thank all who participated to change my child’s life for the better.
Kelsey Musgjerd decided that she wanted to focus on GIVING rather than RECEIVING. On her 16th birthday, instead of gifts for herself, she asked for donations for the children in Ethiopia. Thank you, Kelsey!
Touch the Nations is excited to announce an expanded partnership in Ethiopia with BethanyKids, an NGO dedicated to the holistic care of of children with surgical conditions and disabilities. We will be working together to provide life-saving surgeries for 80 children in Ethiopia this year. Summary Most children in Ethiopia do not have access to […]
Fifteen months ago, the situation at the Joseph House was dire, with no food and 36 hungry children. We rallied support, and faithful donors have been keeping all of those children alive ever since. We have also been able to provide ‘feast days’ with meat for major holiday celebrations. We began supporting 2 pediatric surgeons in Addis […]
Dr. Dan and Dr. Frehun in Addis perform surgery on older children who have suffered since birth with major anomalies such as ambiguous genitalia, large tumors, and absent or abnormal holes for the stool and urine. Most satisfying is the opportunity to change these precious lives through surgery, rendering them “normal” and giving them a […]
Dr. Frehun in Ethiopia has been identified as a top teacher in his hospital, while performing truly one-of-a-kind surgeries (like separating Siamese twins, or operating on a 1-kg baby with a major defect in his food tube (esophageal atresia)).
Touch the Nations is currently helping support two pediatric surgeons in Addis Ababa. There is one doctor for every 37,700 patients in Ethiopia. In March 2014, the Joseph House Children’s Home ran entirely out of food. Your generous support has literally kept thirty-six orphans alive in this dire situation. We are also supporting work within […]
Ted & Wally’s Ice Cream in Omaha’s Old Market is leading the charge to feed over 40 orphans in Ethiopia. Two orphanages are entirely out of food and from the Heartland, we’re going to make sure bottles and bellies are full. Ted & Wally’s Ice Cream is donating $1,000 to kick off a Go Fund […]
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On March 17, Abebe visited the Joseph House Orphanage and came away gravely concerned. He said there are 36 children from newborn to age 16 and there is not enough to eat. The pantry was bare. Through an outpouring of generosity from many friends and supporters, Touch the Nations sent $4,405 to date to feed these […]