Team Mossy Foot in the Great Ethiopian Run

The largest road race in Africa is held yearly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Founded by famous Ethiopian Runner Haile Gebrselassie, The Great Ethiopian Run is a 10k road race that happens once a year around in the capital city of Ethiopia. Over 40,000 people take part on the day, including gold medal winning athletes, runners,…

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Meet Zebdewos Getahun

Mossy Foot Project is very happy to welcome Zebdewos Getahun as our new Country Representative and Executive Director for Mossy Foot International in Ethiopia. Zebdewos brings a broad background of professional experience to this position as well as a heart of compassion. He is well-known within the local community as a humble man with integrity…

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Students “Adopt” Mossy Foot Project

Many different groups have found creative ways to support Mossy Foot Project in the past. Recently,  student at Oaks Christian Middle School made a much needed contribution through their creative efforts. Trina Moore Southall, the Dean of Students,  saw Operation Change’s video on the work of Mossy Foot Project in Ethiopia and was so impressed,…

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Hirut Paulos

“Today, I have forgotten my sorrows and difficult days. But I never want to forget the many other people who are still held captive to mossy foot disease.” My name is Hirut Paulos. I have gone through so many challenges and obstacles in my life it would take a long time to tell it all….

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Wat’s for Dinner

This is the second post in a series (see the first one here) based on the the initial experience of Mara Klassen, a volunteer in Mossy Foot Project’s state-side office.  Wat’s for Dinner and More… No that’s not a typo! Doro wat, chicken stew, is an Ethiopian national dish and is typically what’s for dinner…

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A First Trip to Ethiopia

Mara Klassen has been volunteering in Mossy Foot Project’s state-side office for some time, and last October, she was able to join Mossy Foot President Sharon Daly for three weeks in Ethiopia to experience first hand the needs of the people. Now that she’s had some time to process her experience, she is offering some…

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