tag:compassion.com,2011-06-01:5-48246 Ethiopia Stories 2011-06-01T18:58:48.237-06:00 Compassion International "Where I Became Somebody" tag:compassion.com,2016-18-30:5-113984 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-11-30T14:18:59-07:00

How does a child who loses everything manage to survive?

Hope for a Brighter Future tag:compassion.com,2016-46-27:5-113327 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-10-27T11:46:28-06:00

The journey of Fantaye and her eight children from destitution and despair.

Against the Odds tag:compassion.com,2016-19-30:5-111779 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-30T15:19:43-06:00

Fuad was given only a 10 percent chance of survival. As his family grappled with the decision to send him from Ethiopia to India for surgery, Compassion offered the resources to turn that slim chance of survival into an opportunity for a miracle.

God's Handiwork tag:compassion.com,2016-05-27:5-109578 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-27T13:05:06-06:00

A pregnant mother doesn't give up on life when her husband leaves her and her family ridicules her.

Celebrating a Milestone tag:compassion.com,2016-18-02:5-108856 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-02T12:18:21-06:00

Mesay had big plans for her future — until she became pregnant. She was angry and resentful of her son, until God changed her heart.

Healing for a Wounded Spirit tag:compassion.com,2016-18-25:5-103981 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-01-25T12:18:21-07:00

Eshete has completely abandoned her former practice of satanic worship and found new hope in Christ.

What Do Compassion Kids Eat tag:compassion.com,2015-10-01:5-100642 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-10-01T09:10:16-06:00

Hint: You won’t find any pizza or chicken fingers here!

Paying It Forward tag:compassion.com,2015-55-06:5-89484 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-06T15:55:40-07:00

A former sponsored child founds a ministry to reach children and elderly people in his community.

Persevering for a Purpose tag:compassion.com,2010-00-05:5-33329 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-04-05T00:00:00-06:00 Tigist Gizachew, Ethiopia Field Communication Specialist and Leura Jones, Contributing Writer

At a young age, Gezahegn was abandoned by his abusive relatives. Through Compassion he has grown into a responsible Christian who is now a part of the Leadership Development Program.

More Than a Helping Hand tag:compassion.com,2008-00-16:5-32986 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Tigist Gizachew in Ethiopia
Selome was working against great odds. Her mother had passed away and her father died as well. With the helping hand of Compassion and God, Selome found strength to excel in school and raise her two sisters.
Portraits of a Food Crisis in Ethiopia tag:compassion.com,2008-08-30:5-33537 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-09-30T14:08:09-06:00 Leanna Summers

Read how Compassion International is sustaining starving Ethiopian families suffering from rising food costs, drought and failed crops as a result of the food crisis.

From Shoe Shiner to Educator tag:compassion.com,2008-00-29:5-33085 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-08-29T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Tigist Gizachew in Ethiopia
Zewdu believed the lies of poverty, that he was not as good as the children in the schoolyard. But when his father registered him at a nearby Compassion-assisted student center, he rose to the top of his class and into university. 
A Promise for a Princess tag:compassion.com,2008-00-30:5-32506 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-05-30T00:00:00-06:00 Dr. Wess Stafford

Compassion President Dr. Wess Stafford remembers a tearful promise to an Ethiopian princess, uttered from the depths of his broken heart.

Defeating the Enemy of Poverty tag:compassion.com,2007-00-26:5-32664 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-07-26T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Daniel Legesse in Ethiopia
One of Ethiopia's first LDP students, Endalkachew Fekadu battles TB to pursue his dream of being a pharmacist.
A Family in Ethiopia No Longer Fears for the Future tag:compassion.com,2007-00-03:5-33358 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-05-03T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Daniel Legasse in Ethiopia

Parents of a Compassion-sponsored child are receiving lifesaving medical treatment through Compassion's AIDS Initiative.