Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Sunday Snapshot

Here are some of lives touched through WACAP’s Stay-in-School project. In cooperation with the Ethiopian government, this project helps families cover the cost of their basic needs so that the children, instead of working to support their families, have access … Continue reading

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Donation in Ethiopia Returns Smiles

Not only are these two young ladies wearing smiles that brightened our day, but they’re also wearing dresses recently donated to WACAP House and to orphanages in Ethiopia following WACAP’s memorable WACAP’s Mother’s Day Brunch style show. Thank you again … Continue reading

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The Faces of Father’s Day

Here at WACAP, every day is a celebration of family. This weekend, we celebrate Father’s Day with this tribute to the dads, uncles, grandpas, and other men in our lives. Thank you to everyone who sent in a photo! We … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Style

This past month, WACAP’s Annual Mother’s Day Brunch at Seattle’s Fairmont Olympic Hotel drew nearly 300 attendees. Participants honored the women in their lives and celebrated family, and they enjoyed an extraordinary style show featuring the children of WACAP, who … Continue reading

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Meeting Families, Reaching Children: Ato Teklu Visits

A Reunion With Families at WACAP A couple of weeks ago, the doors leading to WACAP headquarters’ main exit were closed to help keep in dozens of small faces, which peered excitedly through the glass. Kids on their way to … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers, WACAP Mother’s Day Brunch: Celebrate Family

There are close to 2 billion mothers in the world, with over 85 million in the U.S. alone. On Mother’s Day — the busiest phone day of the year — hundreds of millions of sons, daughters and grandchildren make a … Continue reading

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Transforming Lives: WACAP’s Stay-in-School Project in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is home to 6 million orphans. Of those, many live with birth relatives or in foster homes, and unable to attend school (which is free in Ethiopia), they must work to help with their families’ basic needs — food, clothing, a … Continue reading

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A Travel Preview

Ethiopia In January, WACAP’s Ethiopia Program Manager Megan Nikiema and Vice President of Adoptions Mary Moo travelled to Ethiopia to visit orphanages, connect with WACAP staff in Addis Ababa, and witness the continued impact of WACAP’s Stay in School project … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

2012 is off to an exciting start here at WACAP! In this, our 36th year of finding families for children, we have so much to look forward to in every country where we work! A family will soon begin their … Continue reading

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Celebrating a First Summer Home

Milkanu (pictured left) is thrilled about turning 6 years old with his brother Tadesse, nearly age 2, right by his side. After nearly three months home, Tammy and Brian Baker couldn’t be happier about their family. Their boys, adopted through … Continue reading

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