Tag Archives: Onesimus

Gap Year Student Extraordinaire!

(Chandler and Taye, a social worker at Onesimus)   [Chandler took a year off after graduating from Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has been traveling around Africa, volunteering and generally impressing everyone she meets. We were thrilled to have her at the Cherokee House from January to March 2013, working with Onesimus […]

Alyssa & Onesimus

[This blog was written by Alyssa, one of our Spring/Summer 2012 superstar participants in our Cultural Awareness and Leadership program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is spending time with street children at Onesimus Children Development Association. You can also follow her adventures on her personal blog.] Selamnachu! This week, I want to tell you a […]

PARTNERS IN ETHIOPIA – Onesimus Children Development Association

Onesimus works to rehabilitate street children and reintegrate them with their families; prevent at-risk children from becoming full time street children; and strengthen families to care for their children independently. They currently work with 200 children in the Lideta area of Addis. Interns are involved in teaching and playing with the children, ages 5-16, as […]