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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Walk a Mile for Their Shoes

Last summer, seventh grade students at Westminster Christian School in Miami, Florida, read Take Your Best Shot by Austin Gutwein. This book chronicles the story of how a teenage boy’s efforts are bringing hope to AIDs orphans in Africa. Through this reading project, the students were challenged to research missions projects and consider how kids can…

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Making Shoes for Mossy Foot Patients

Wearing shoes is a critical component of the healing process for people with mossy foot disease. But finding shoes that fit the patients’ swollen feet is often impossible. Making custom fit shoes is a key part of the ministry of the Mossy Foot Project in Ethiopia. The process of making shoes begins with acquiring the…

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Shoe Distribution

Recently Samaritan’s Feet International provided Mossy Foot Project with a contribution of 13,000 pairs of good quality shoes for children. We described the arrival of the shoes here. Two weeks ago, Bruce Bodman, the Director of Logistics and Supply Chain for Samaritan’s Feet, visited Mossy Foot Project headquarters in Soddo to participate in some shoe…

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Shoes!

Recently we received good news from Mossy Foot Project headquarters in Soddo. A long awaited shipment of donated shoes finally arrived. The journey of these shoes began many months ago when Mossy Foot President Sharon Daly connected with Samaritan’s Feet, an organization that focuses on providing shoes for the poorest of the poor. Providing shoes…

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Thanks for the Shoes!

Our President, Sharon Daly, is presently in Ethiopia hosting visitors as well as strengthening leadership and exercising oversight over our work at the Mossy Foot Project.  Each visit also brings the opportunity to share with those in need. The children at eight of the Mossy Foot clinic sites and their parents were delighted to receive…

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