project is very dear to our
hearts. It's at the Blessing the
Children Orphanage, in the town of Kamashi, in the
Benishangul-Gumuz Region of
Ethiopia, Africa. Two of our children were adopted
from the Kamashi Orphanage and lived close
The orphanage is
currently home to approximately 170
boys, ages 10 to
20. Younger children come to the
orphanage, but are soon adopted. The older boys
are not usually chosen due to their age. Most of
them will live out their entire childhood here without
There is a river
about a mile away from the orphanage and the boys help
collect water in jugs, then pour it into large blue
barrels and bring it back to the center in a truck.
This is used for drinking water.
for 170 boys
ages 10-20. Most go barefoot due to lack of
New or Gently Used
Clothes for 170 boys ages 10-20.
what seemed to be a miracle of
God, and after 4 months of hard work, we were able to
get the Kamashi Orphanage added to a list of
locations to be drilled for FREE
on a grant from a Norwegian organization. The well
drillers arrived with their rig the week of May 16,
2011. They drilled down to 60 meters (196
feet) and found ... no
water. At that point they packed up
B is in the works . . .
will include pumping
water from a river over 200 feet to a
it and pumping it to their water system.
Estimates for this project are currently being
would like to help get a work team together to go and
help install the pipe and the electrical for this
water project. If interested, please contact
can donate here towards
will help bring Water to
Orphans in Need.
Shoe Project includes providing 170
pairs of New BOYS Athletic shoes to Blessing the Children
Orphanage, in Kamashi, Ethiopia.
are the BOYS sizes we need:
can donate towards the
Kamashi New Shoe Drive here.
Our project includes gathering new or gently used
clothes for 170 boys. This includes shirts,
sweatshirts, pants or jeans, and new
would love to send a mission team
consisting of families and
their friends who have adopted children from Kamashi, church groups, basically, anyone who would like
us, with a heart to serve. We would like to gather as many
clothes and shoes as we can, and bring them to the
would like to be a part of this in any way, please