ETHIOPIA: Celebrating Successful Surgery Supported by Touch the Nations: Yunusa, age 3. His father, a school teacher, said, “When I come from Gambia, His mom and myself really didn’t think that he will get back alive because he was very sick. The whole family was crying a lot when we said good bye.” Yunusa was […]
Ethiopia STAR OF THE MONTH:Natnael is 10 years old. He is active and likes to play football with his brothers. He is friendly and a good listener. The respect he has for others is one of his best qualities. In his school life, he is ambitious, strongly works to succeed, he does his homework and […]
From Black Friday to #GivingTuesday, let generosity abound! Expand your Christmas list to include children and youth whom nobody else is out shopping for. BE the change you want to see in the world.
In conjunction with Global Giving, Touch the Nations provided one-time support to 4 orphanages in Ethiopia. Special thanks to Mekete Faris for managing this project.
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)).