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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A Visit with Megiso

On her recent visit to Ethiopia, Mossy Foot President Sharon Daly was able to visit Megiso Mena, featured in an earlier story. Megiso’s story was included in the Operation Change Ethiopia episode. He had one of the most extreme cases of mossy foot disease ever seen. The Starkey Foundation helped Megiso obtain special surgery in…

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Zecharias

Mara Klassen, a volunteer at Mossy Foot Project’s state-side office, is on a three-week visit to Ethiopia. She and Mossy Foot Project President Sharon Daly have been visiting each clinic to assess needs and progress. During a visit to the Gununa Clinic, Mara had an opportunity to meet Zecharias and hear his story of a…

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Meet Endrias!

Two years ago Sharon Daly, President of the Mossy Foot Project, first reported from Ethiopia about meeting Endrias. “We met Endrias several days ago at one of our clinic sites.  He said that it takes him 2 hours to walk to clinic due to his sick feet, so yesterday we decided to go to his…

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Meet Choforo Asefa Gesho

Choforo Asefa Gesho is a 75 year-old man from Gununo Woreda. Choforo has 8 children: 4 girls and 4 boys. During his life, Choforo has experienced many challenges and difficult times, but also great deliverance. He was sobbing and full of praise when he told his story. New Update: watch a brief video featuring Choforo,…

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Worano Wogaso’s Story

Worano’s story demonstrates the radical change that early intervention can have for a young person with mossy foot disease. It also shows the importance of having local clinics that are accessible to those in need. And finally, it demonstrates how those who have received help want to give back, so that the cycle of healing…

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