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Name: Jerry Shannon
Date registered: August 12, 2010

Latest posts

  1. A Basic Amharic Lesson — November 6, 2014
  2. Life Changing Education — October 22, 2014
  3. Orphan Sunday Resources — October 1, 2014
  4. Making a Healthy Difference — September 30, 2014
  5. A Challenge to Day Cares and Preschools — September 26, 2014

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Nov 06

A Basic Amharic Lesson

We have such great teachers at EHE.  These women not only teach the children, but they love on them, too. Today we are sharing a video of one of our teachers, Etenesh, teaching a class about the number 5. Enjoy and perhaps learn some basic Amharic, too. We are grateful for the ways you have …

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Oct 22

Life Changing Education

kids report cards

We all know that education has great benefits.  We think of education as assisting in the breaking of cycles of poverty, opening up new opportunities, releasing creativity and creating productive citizens. However, could education also transform the way a Mother looks at her children? Today I heard about 2 moms who at a recent closing ceremony for last school …

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Oct 01

Orphan Sunday Resources

Orphan Sunday is right around the corner!  Would you consider highlighting Embracing Hope Ethiopia this Orphan Sunday, November 2nd? We believe that there is a biblical mandate to care for the orphan and we love watching as people respond to that call through adoption and orphan care.  As adoptive parents of 3 children we firmly …

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Sep 30

Making a Healthy Difference

One of the children who was severely malnourished that EHE staff continue to intensively work with to see her grow in health.

One of the ways that your sponsorship makes a huge difference in the lives of children are in their medical care and nutrition.   Over the years we have had so many scenes of children literally coming back from the edge of death and disability as a result of better nutrition and medical care. Dehydration, …

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Sep 26

A Challenge to Day Cares and Preschools

Banchi and Ananiya

As we have traveled in the US these past few months talking about Embracing Hope Ethiopia, I have been struck by how similar some of the issues that the Families we work with in Ethiopia are to issues that families in the West face. One of those core issues is – Who is going to take …

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Sep 23

Reflections on 9,338 miles driven!

9338 miles driven

After having driven over 9,338 miles in 2 months time and spoken to over 54 different groups of people, our time on the road is coming to a close. It has been a great home assignment and our family has met so many amazing people along the way. These people have been so receptive to …

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Aug 21

Upcoming EHE Events

We’ve been on the road for about 6 weeks now and meeting so many amazing folks who are finding out about EHE and getting involved.   We are now heading into North Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania,  We’d love to see you at one of these upcoming events.  Come learn more about orphan prevention and family …

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Aug 06

Another 74 Families Added! Why growth is so good!

Bizuyel,  Genet and  Tigist

Our family sponsorships are growing! While we are here in the US touring around and sharing about the work that Embracing Hope Ethiopia is doing, the hard work of screening new families was being done on the ground in Ethiopia.  Alayu and Binyam have been working tirelessly to get our final approvals for expansion as well …

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Jul 30

An Updated Itinerary – Come hear about EHE in person.

Here is our updated itinerary!  We would love to see you in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Kentucky, North Carolina,  Virginia or New York over the next few months!   July 30 – CLARKSBURG, WV CONNECTING POINT COMMUNITY CHURCH 7 pm 405 Fowler Ave. Clarksburg, WV 26301   August 3 – ANGOLA, INDIANA …

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Jul 08

Updated Tour Itinerary

EHE TOUR POSTER 2014 small

We’re setting out in 4 days to spend 2 months on the road.  Here is updated information on where we will be:  – If a date says OPEN, it means we are still looking for opportunities in the area, please let us know if you have any opportunities. – If a date says Pending, it …

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