Tag Archives: Connected in Hope

Saint Mary’s School visits Ethiopia again

    Once again, Saint Mary School from Raleigh, NC was in the house!! What a great group! See highlights of their time in Ethiopia: http://vimeo.com/90066576   Here is an excerpt from their blog…   Monday, March 17, 2014   Well… let’s just say I woke up this morning a little sore. The harsh reality […]

Catching up with Cherokee House

Spring and summer have been hoppin’ here at the Cherokee House! So much so that we are woefully behind in posting about it. Here’s a brief summary to get you up to speed: Mung San Originally hailing from Myanmar/Burma, Mung San was a highly talented intern with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). He was […]

Nikita @ Connected in Hope

Nikita with AyelechGossa (Manager at the Entoto compound) Nikita is interning with our partner Connected in Hope this summer. Connected in Hope is a non-profit, social venture addressing the needs of women and families living in Mt. Entoto, Ethiopia by supporting sustainable income development, improved educational opportunities and increased access to basic health care. This […]

PARTNERS IN ETHIOPIA – Connected in Hope

The Connected in Hope Foundation (CHF), in partnership with the Former Women Fuel Wood Carriers Association (FWFWCA), supports sixty former fuel wood carriers in the Mount Entoto area of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The women weave scarves or make baskets, but their access to even local markets is limited. Through the internet and print media, CHF […]