Dr. Ayele, one of the doctors whom Touch the Nations supports in Ethiopia, recently participated in an operation to separate conjoined twins. To our knowledge, this is the first time an operation of this complexity was performed in that country. Please click this link for more information. We are proud to support Dr. Ayele and […]
Below is an update from Doctor Dan, one of the surgeons Touch the Nations supports in Addis, Ethiopia… “…everything here is so urban, cosmopolitan, and, at least on the surface, “developed.” Unfortunately the illusion of development disappears quickly as soon as one looks a bit deeper… Just like the destitution and slums which meet one […]
The new BethanyKids unit in Addis is now open, and Ethiopian children with major surgical needs are starting to come for treatment. Here is an update from our Ethiopian partners: Some come from the so-called “emerging states” of Ethiopia, the less-privileged and developed regions, hundreds of miles away and clearly not comfortable in the cosmopolitan environment of […]
BethanyKids is a wonderful organization that Touch the Nations has the privilege of supporting in Ethiopia. Here is a recent update: In October BethanyKids started its work at Myungsung Christian Medical Center (MCMC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dr. Frehun Ayele and Dr. Dan Poenaru are providing surgical care. Several patients from the Horn have already […]
In early October BethanyKids is beginning work at a hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Touch the Nations will be supporting this very important work. Ethiopia has 85 million people, yet fewer than a handful of pediatric surgeons. The children need us! Clinical Director, Dr. Dan Poenaru, will accompany Dr. Frehun Ayele, Bethany’s most recent […]
As we expand our support to the people of Ethiopia, we wanted to share a collection of images from the area outside of Addis Ababa. We hope that these pictures give you a sense of the beautiful people of this nation. Many thanks to Christina Watson Anderson for generously allowing us to share her pictures.
Monthly support is being sent to a remote widows and orphans home 10 hours outside the capital city of Addis Ababa. Roads and hospitals are hard to come by in this area. Our support is touching precious lives, both young and old.
Touch the Nations is now extending support to vulnerable people in Ethiopia. Monthly support of $40 can be directed to: A Widows & Orphans Home An Ethiopian Guardian Family who will take in orphaned children A Single Parent Family on the verge of collapse due to loss of parent, disease, poverty