Strong Families Care Center


Strong Families Updates

April 2016 Update - We are very pleased to inform you that we have come to an agreement on a five year extension with our ministry partner (Strong Hearts) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This agreement will ensure our continued impact to the widows and orphans that live in the Korah neighborhood (city dump area of Addis Ababa). The long … Continue reading April 2016 Update
November 2015 Newsletter - I had the privilege of visiting the center a couple weeks ago. Once again (as with the visit in August), I am so happy to report that things are fantastic! The staff is working hard to maintain the best of conditions for our families there. Only God can orchestrate all that is going on at … Continue reading November 2015 Newsletter
New faces at the Care Center - We are so thankful for all the families we serve here, as we look back at our last year.  We were able to welcome 3 new families into the center recently.  We had a set of older twin boys that have now moved onto a preschool program closer to their home and easier for their … Continue reading New faces at the Care Center
Care Center Families Are Thriving - We are in the middle of conducting update interviews for each family this week.  Checking in with each parent to see how things are at home, needs they may have and all they have accomplished.  We will also ask each caregiver to assess the children in their rooms and how they are doing on a … Continue reading Care Center Families Are Thriving
Family Care Center October 2014 Update - Strong Hearts Family Care Center October 2014 Update We have been back for about 2 months now, since leaving Addis for a couple months this summer.  The center looked great when we came back!  We have great confidence in the staff here, but it is hard to not play the “what if” game in your … Continue reading Family Care Center October 2014 Update
Brihanu starts his 2 month hospital stay - Thank you for continuing to pray for Brihanu!  This is a picture of him all tucked in his new bed at the local TB hospital.  Mom will stay with him for the next 2 months of treatment. He will receive daily injections and nutritional supplement on this road to a healthier little boy.  He has … Continue reading Brihanu starts his 2 month hospital stay
A brief update on Brihanu - I wanted to give a brief update on Brihanu.  Since my last update, we have been to the specialized TB hospital twice, the largest hospital in Addis twice, one clinic and one medium size hospital.  All of this in the past 2 days.  I have a special tan going on my left arm from all … Continue reading A brief update on Brihanu
Please keep Brihanu in your prayers - We are asking for prayers for our newest family in our care center.  His name is Brihanu.  He is 1 yr and 3 months old.  He came into our program a bit over a month ago.  He certainly looks smaller than his age and we knew he needed to be “plumped up”, but so many … Continue reading Please keep Brihanu in your prayers
Care Center 14 Days of Love Challenge - Family Care Center 14 Days of Love Challenge for February For 14 days in February we featured families that are still in need of a sponsor so you could learn a little something about them, have the opportunity to sponsor them and receive updates. Not many sponsorships were filled. There are 18 children left that … Continue reading Care Center 14 Days of Love Challenge
Care Center December 2013 Update - It is about time for an update!  We have been busy with everyday routine around here.  We now officially have 40 children in the program.  We expect to add at least one new baby any day now.  We are licensed to be at 40 children, but have the flexibility of going 10% above that number, … Continue reading Care Center December 2013 Update