Tag Archives: Stay In School Project

Photo Friday

At WACAP, our focus is on helping children achieve their full potential as they grow into adulthood. Because being raised in a family and attending school are crucial to a child’s well-being, WACAP has developed the Stay-in-School Project, which is helping … Continue reading

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Back to School and Hope for Children

Hello! I’m Megan Cook-Nikiema, WACAP’s Africa Programs Supervisor. I love this time of year–over the last few weeks I’ve been receiving back to school pictures of children who have come home from Ethiopia and joined families. I’ve loved seeing how … Continue reading

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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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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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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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